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Bertha Justice Fellowship Programme

As a member of the global Bertha Justice Network, CALS hosts Bertha Justice Fellows to train the next generation of human rights and movement lawyers in pursuit of social justice. The Bertha Justice Fellowship Programme provides two-year fellowships to emerging lawyers at the best social justice and movement law centers around the world, where Fellows get practical experience working alongside renowned professionals. The Program will train 1,000 lawyers – who are motivated to work alongside activists and storytellers – in the next ten years. CALS is currently home to four Bertha Justice Fellows:

  • Abongile Nkamisa
  • Thuli Zulu 
  • Anesu Dera
  • Busisiwe Kamolane

Bertha Justice Alumnx who have completed their fellowships at CALS include:

  • Kay Mahone
  • Palesa Madi
  • Wandisa Phama
  • Baone Twala
  • Ayabonga Nase
  • Khuraisha Patel
  • Thandeka Kathi
  • Vuyolethu Mntonintshi
  • Basetsana Koitsioe
  • Sandile Ndelu