Published in AIDS Weekly, August 23rd, 1999
National Women's Day, which was marked on August 9, 1999, was introduced after South Africa's first democratic elections in 1994 to mark the anniversary of a march in 1956 by 20,000 women protesting against the hated passes which the apartheid regime forced all black citizens to carry.
The lot of South African women has improved in many ways since the end of white minority rule. Women now run their own companies, make up more than 30...
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