Get Up! Stand Up! by Mark Heywood
16 May 2017
Mark Heywood plays a pivotal role in South African movement for social justice. He has spearheaded momentous victories for poor people, establishing the right to antiretroviral treatment and to textbooks in schools among others. Executive Director of SECTION27 and a key figure in SaveSA and the Treatment Action Campaign, Heywood has inside experience of what it takes to mobilise thousands to create change. He provides frank insights into how power and politics work.
About the author
Mark Heywood is a leading voice in the current political crisis in South Africa. He heads Section27, a human rights organisation based in Johannesburg, and is a key figure in the Save South Africa campaign. He was a keynote speaker at the Daily Maverick’s The Gathering in 2015 and 2016, and the first stand-in for Redi Tlhabi on Radio 702.
Date of Publication: May 2017