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‘Our Uniform Is Holy’ ANCWL Limpopo Tells Women

‘Our Uniform Is Holy’ ANCWL Limpopo Tells Women

The ANC Women’s League uniform cannot be worn to events held in support of ANC presidential candidate Cyril Ramaphosa, the league in Limpopo said on Tuesday. “The green and black regalia of the women’s league is holy and very revolutionary and hence should be worn with the blessing of the leadership,” Limpopo ANCWL spokesperson Christina […]

Women’s Security Must Come First

Women’s Security Must Come First

Today South Africans are commemorating the historic Women’s March on 9 August 1956 against apartheid pass laws. Around 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to demand the scrapping of the new laws that required all black women to carry a ‘reference book’ when in urban areas. The pass laws had been […]

You’d Be Mistaken for Thinking That the ANCWL Was a Feminist Organisation

You’d Be Mistaken for Thinking That the ANCWL Was a Feminist Organisation

The ANC Women’s League should be advocates for justice for women. What else would be the point of a Women’s League, right? Yet, their public utterances often make them sound like female proxies of powerful men. AAISHA DADI PATEL rounds up some of the most un-feminist things the ANCWL has said and done. A quick […]