Women Empowerment

Women Should Not Only Be Heard in August

Women Should Not Only Be Heard in August

The month of August is upon us and aside from being the final month in which our toes are freezing, the month of August is also officially woman’s month with the 9th August being Women’s Day. On that day in 1956 about 20 000 women of different races marched to the Union Buildings to protest against the inclusion of women in the pass laws that served to control the movements of Blacks. The march was led by Lillian Ngoyi, Helen Joseph, Rahima Moosa and Sophia Williams–De Bruyn. Their actions could be viewed as feminist in nature except for the fact…
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The Empowerment of Women through the Years

The Empowerment of Women through the Years

August 9th is just around the corner and you know what that means...Women’s Day. A day dedicated to women everywhere. However you have to wonder, can one day really be enough to do this? No, which is why the entire month of August is used to commemorate women and their awesomeness. The role of women has changed a lot over time. Once upon a time, women were seen more as objects, objectified by men and placed into stereotypical gender roles. Their role was to stay at home and take care of the kids, or slave away in the kitchen or…
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