'There is no one way to approach racism' #TakeOnRacism

The Anti-Racism Network of South Africa has encouraged citizens and organisations to use anti-racism week as a platform to speak out against and provide solutions to racism.

While a proposed bill to criminalise hate crimes and hate speech is still being considered, National Conveyer Sean Moodley says there is no single approach to fighting racism.

Racism in the old South Africa was a law and so, what we see today is the fruits of the roots.

Sean Moodley , National Conveyor of The Anti-Racism Network of South Africa

So we going to have to take this on both from a behavioral change point and acting against racism.

Sean Moodley , National Conveyor of The Anti-Racism Network of South Africa

The other thing in terms of the Hate Crimes Bill is how do we make it difficult for South African’s to be racist?

Sean Moodley , National Conveyor of The Anti-Racism Network of South Africa

We have got to look at a behavioral change model and a behavioral control model.

Sean Moodley , National Conveyor of The Anti-Racism Network of South Africa

The campaign, which has been organised by over 80 groups under the Anti-Racism Network of South Africa, kicks off on Tuesday.

Public dialogue and multiple activities have been organized in parts of the country.

Listen to the audio below for more details...


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