Item 082 - Side by side : The autobiography of Helen Joseph

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ZA COM ASColl-082

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Side by side : The autobiography of Helen Joseph

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(1905–1992)

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Teacher, social worker and anti-apartheid and women’s rights activist. Founding member of the COD. National secretary of Federation of South African Women (FEDSAW). Leading organiser of the Women’s March of 20,000 women to Pretoria’s Union Buildings. An accused in the 1956 Treason Trial. Placed under house arrest in 1962. Helped care for Zindziswa and Zenani Mandela when their parents were both imprisoned. Awarded the ANC’s highest honour, Isitwalandwe Seaparankoe, in 1992.

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NMCM ; Reading Room ; AS-J

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Helen Joseph (Author)

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