Mary Magdalene Tal

South Africa

Mary believes every woman should experience dignity and respect. Mary is the founder and the Executive Director of Whole World Women Association. The organization aims to create safe and nurturing spaces for refugee and migrant women and their families, promoting and facilitating their safe integration into local communities in South Africa

Prior to starting Whole World Women Association, Mary worked for the Human Right Media Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. Her role involved creating the refugee and migrant project while researching, writing, and publishing challenges faced by refugees in South Africa through various media platforms including radio, television, books journal and articles.

Mary is also an external observer in the Gender studies honors class at the University of Cape Town’s African Gender Institute. She has a degree in LLB Law from University of Yaounde, Cameroon and a postgraduate LLM from University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Mary was born in Cameroon and is currently living in Cape Town, South Africa.

100,000 to 250,000

Number of Lives impacted
by Whole World Woman Association