Coronavirus – South Africa: Happy Women’s Day 2020

On 9 August 1956, over 20 000 South African women marched up to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest the apartheid government’s Pass Laws. Whilst in the immediate these women were protesting the unjust, oppressive, and humiliating Pass Laws which regulated the movement of black Africans- they were more broadly calling for the equal recognition of humanity and human rights for all South Africans.

This historic event brought to the fore the important role of women in South Africa&rs

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Source : African Media Agency (AMA)

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