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17th May 19

Inclusion for all

Vodacom supports LGBTIQA+ 🏳️‍🌈

17th May 19

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By Vodacom 1536 Followers

Inclusion for all is a key part of Vodacom's purpose and celebrating LGBTIQA+ people has always been a cause that is particularly close to Vodacom's heart. Here are just a few of the initiatives we've been involved in.

The Pride of Africa

Vodacom has been a main sponsor of both Cape Town Pride and Johannesburg Pride events. As part of Cape Town Pride, we sponsored the Vodacom Rainbow Pride Fun Run where we encouraged staff and the general community to participate in a fun run along the Sea Point promenade in Cape Town. Vodacom handed out T-shirts and lanyards as well as prizes to the event participants bearing the Vodacom LGBTIQA+ brand logos. We also designed and published a full page advert in the Cape Town Pride magazine, showing our support and commitment to the community at large. At Johannesburg Pride, we sponsored a prize for the Pride of Africa awards dinner. This dinner was held to acknowledge members of the community who are making a difference in the world around them, through education, blogging and campaigning. These ambassadors have addressed various LGBTIQA+ issues, from the stigma surrounding HIV and the use of PrEP and getting tested to helping trans people with issues surrounding transitioning. Vodacom staff, together with other corporates, attended the Pride Day event and march in October where we shared ideas and initiatives we could engage in together. We also encourage...

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