#21Sheroes Introduction

In the run-up to the elections, we’re celebrating #21Sheroes – some of the women who fought a racist, apartheid state to help win our freedoms. Their resistance, courage & protest inspired a legacy we honour in Freedom Month.  They also remind us never to take our political rights for granted. Follow #21Sheroes for more. 

Helen Joseph #21Sheroes

Helen Joseph could not stand by while black South Africans endured the brutality of apartheid. For her activism, she endured bannings, assassination attempts & police prosecution. In a life dedicated to courageous struggle, the 1956 Women's March became a high point of her resistance. This #FreedomMonth, we honour her legacy by exercising the rights & freedoms she fought for.

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