What We’re Doing



The Networks for Change and Wellbeing project draws on methods and approaches to learning ‘from the ground up’ (digital story-telling, participatory video, cellphilms, drawing and mapping, along with social media) with girls and young women in South Africa and Canada.

Field sites

To dates there are eight field sites across South Africa and Canada, led by project partners, co-investigators and local collaborators. Each site is focused on youth-led media making, community-based research, participatory action research, research as intervention, and research as social change.


A key focus of the Networks for Change and Wellbeing project is to undertake regular dialogues and symposiums for all involved in the project, especially students.


You can find helpful resources relating to sexual violence and girlhood such as websites and toolkits, as well as resources for indigenous methodologies.


A key focus of the Networks for Change and Wellbeing project is to produce a range of documents to capture and disseminate knowledge produced from the partnership work being undertaken. These include articles, briefing papers, tool kits, book chapters and books.

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