- Siv Ngesi was reportedly part of a panel that tackled stereotypes around menstruation
- The aim of the panel's debate the award-winning actor was part of was to end period poverty
- The media personality is the co-founder of a non-profit organisation called The MENstruation Foundation
Siv Ngesi believes that there's no true freedom if there's still period poverty. The media personality was part of a panel that discussed ways to end stereotypes around menstruation.
The award-winning actor is the co-founder of a non-profit organisation named The MENstruation Foundation. The debated formed part of the Africa Coalition Symposium on Menstrual Health currently taking place until 27 May.
In a short clip posted on Twitter, the comedian encouraged his fans to join the conversation to help end period poverty.
The TV presenter also took to the micro-blogging platform and posted:
"There’s is no true freedom if there’s still period poverty! Take a bow Scotland!"
Take a look at some of the comments from people who reacted to the star's post below:
"This is something that has always been close to my heart and you gave me the motivation to start... soon I'll be helping school girls in my area with pads... thank you."
"The sad reality here in SA is that the first 5 people there would empty the entire bin... then there would be nothing left for anyone else."
"They do get free sanitary pads at public school so I'd like to think we are on our way nathi. Hopefully."
"Thanks for the incredible work you and the MENstruation Foundation are doing. Small steps but moving in the right direction."
In other news, Briefly News reported that Siv Ngesi won his first international pole dancing competition a few days ago. The media personality took to social media to share his good news. The star came first in the international Men of Pole competition hosted by pole dancing marketplace Kyanna.Me.
The adventurous actor took to Instagram to share his excitement after doing well in the competition and to thank his coach for pushing him. He captioned the snaps he posted:
"I won my first international Pole Dancing competition!! Thanks for pushing me coach @sirenpolewear now let’s go get MY SA title!"
The star's peers in the entertainment industry and his fans congratulated him on his latest win. Check out some of their comments below:
"How did you get your inverted split so flat."
J Something commented:
"Proud of you champion."
Melanie Bala wrote:
"Of course you did! Congrats Siv!!!"
Shashi Naidoo commented:
"You just do whatever you put your mind to! Amazing."
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