Before you go looking for some generic Human Rights Day image featuring Nelson Mandela, or just posting the South African flag — stop and take a moment

Human Rights Day marks an important moment in South African history. Not only does it focus on the struggle for equal rights and democracy in South Africa, but it also falls on the anniversary of what happened in Sharpeville. 

Give the day the respect and attention it deserves, with posts fitting for a historical day like this. 

If you are wondering what that means, don't worry … We are here to help! 

media update's Alrika Möller is giving you her top tips so that your Human Rights Day posts can go down in history. 


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