Organisations involved in Youth and the National Liberation Struggle


Black Consciousness Movement

South African Students Movement

The South African Student Organisation (SASO)

The Black People's Convention

African Students Association (ASA) 

African Student Union of South Africa (ASUSA)

Durban Students Union

Cape Peninsula Student Union

Society of Young Africa (SOYA)

National Union of South African Students (NUSAS)

South African Student Organisation (SASO)

University Christian Movement (UCM)

Transvaal Indian Youth Congress (TIYC)

African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL)

Young Communist League of South Africa (YCLSA)

Transvaal Youth Organisation (TYO)

Cape Border Youth Union (Eastern Cape)

Western Cape Youth Organisation (Western Cape)

Student of Young Azania (SOYA)


Natal Youth Organisation

Society for Young Development

Black Youth Cultural Association

League of African Youth

Border Youth Organisation

Junior African Student Congress

National Youth Organisation

African Student Movement

South African Black Scholars Association

Congress of South African Students (COSAS)

South African National Student Congress

South African Youth Council (SAYCO)

South African Youth Revolutionary Council (SAYRCO)

Cape Youth Congress ( CAYCO)

South African National Students Congress (SANSCO)

Last updated : 17-Jun-2016

This article was produced by South African History Online on 20-Mar-2011

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