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Celebrating Youth Month in the Year of Charlotte Maxeke: Reminding Youth of their Role to Society
Youth Day
16 June 2021
Celebrating Youth Month in the Year of Charlotte Maxeke: Reminding Youth of their Role to Society

June is a national youth month in South Africa celebrated on the 16thof June each year. Previously known as the Soweto Day, Youth Day marks the start of the Soweto riots in 1976. Today, this day is celebrated in various forms around the country which sees many South Africans spending Youth Day helping the underprivileged in and around their societies.