Item 0051 - For their triumphs and for their tears : Women in apartheid South Africa

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For their triumphs and for their tears : Women in apartheid South Africa


  • 1985 (Creation)

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Printed matter ; 71 pages
Place of publication: London, United Kingdom
Publisher: International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa
ISBN: 0-904759-22-9

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(15 May 1915 - 8 September 2006)

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Member of the South African Labour Party League of Youth and the South African Communist Party (SACP), founding member of the Federation of South African Women. In 1953 she was banned by Ministerial decree from 26 organizations and all meetings, including bans on writing and being published. In 1960, she was detained under the State of Emergency without charge following the Sharpeville shootings.

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Acquisition method: Resource Centre ; Accessioned by: Zunelle Breytenbach

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For their triumphs and for their tears: Conditions and resistance of women in apartheid South Africa

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  • English

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NMCM ; Reading Room ; RC-B

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Nelson Mandela Foundation

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  • English



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