Nomtika Mjwana

Nomtika Mjwana is a black woman, pronouns she/her. She is a curious and opinionated millennial, a blogger/vlogger and a human rights defender in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for the marginalised and youth.

Her skills and academic experience is in Communication Science, Media Studies and Public Relations. Through this platform she has engaged extensively in National, Regional and Global Advocacy spaces, particularly in her role as a Technical Task Team member for the National Population Unit Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Justice Framework strategy, as well as her advocacy engagement within the UN Human Rights Council and the UN Commission for Population Development.

Nomtika, despite being a peer educator as well,  is affiliated and actively works with a number of structures and organisations that seek to address systemic inequities in Sexual Rights and Reproductive Justice. She is member and the Human Rights co-chair of the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights, and a member of the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition. She is also a founder of a youth-led organisation for Sexual Rights: JUST.CHOICE and has recently been selected as a Women Deliver Young Leader for 2018.

Loves tea, and a rookie Liverpool fan.