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Articles about Rahima Moosa

South Africa: Women’s contribution to freedom

27 April 13
Regional relevance: South Africa
South Africa, 27 April: A few days before Women’s Day on 9 August nine years ago at age 14, I placed four pictures on my classroom board. My classmates identified these pictures almost immediately as Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, Oliver Tambo and Albert Luthuli. I placed another four pictures on the board asking... [read more]

South Africa: SA commemorates Women's Month

17 July 11
The Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities has kicked off preparations for Women's Month in August. [read more]

National Women’s Day – a reminder of women’s social capital

06 August 09
Regional relevance: South Africa
National Women’s Day in South Africa is based on a very life-changing event for South African women. Picture this day - 9 August 1956, 20 000 women marching to the Union Building in Pretoria to petition against the pass laws. [read more]

WOMEN'S DAY SERIES - Strike a woman, strike a rock? remembering the Women's March

02 August 06
Regional relevance: South Africa
Picture what it must have been like - over 20,000 women of all ages and races from all across South Africa marching together towards the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Though each marcher must have thought about the risk of arrest, they bravely came together on 9 August 1956 as a formidable force to protest against... [read more]
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