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    Mr. Lundi Siwundla is currently a Public Education Specialist at the Masimanyane Women’s Support Center in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa. He has considerable experience in volunteerism, project management, and individual and group counseling for civil society and local government.  His expertise is in prevention and advocacy in the areas of violence against women and children, human trafficking, and sexual reproductive health and rights of women and girls, including HIV and AIDS. His objective is to empower people to participate as active citizens in political and economic issues to fight corruption, poverty, unemployment, and crimes against women and children. He received a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Fort Hare in East London, South Africa. During his fellowship year, Mr. Siwundla will focus on public policy formulation and implementation, women’s rights, and gender equality and violence issues.