Nomfundo Walaza

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"Nomfundo Walaza, MA is the executive director of Desmond Tutu's Center in Cape Town, South Africa. She is a clinical psychologist who has worked in the human rights field for 15 years. She served for 11 years as Executive Director of the Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture in South Africa, where she focused on empowerment and healing for victims of trauma and violence, many of whom suffered severely at the hands of the Apartheid government. Nomfundo is passionate about women’s issues, and restoring the dignity of those who have suffered as a result of human rights violations and abuses. She is concerned about escalating violence toward the most vulnerable citizens including children, the elderly and disabled. “In order to help my country heal from the legacy of segregation and discrimination, I believe it is critical to address racism, sexism, and homophobia and their impact on the lives of South Africans today.” "[1]

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  1. About, Satyana Institute, accessed January 8, 2012.
  2. Social Change Assistance Trust Trustees, organizational web page, accessed December 1, 2014.