South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid


"A woman's place is in the struggle, not behind bars!"

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Many women were detained as a result of their contribution to the struggle. Formed in 1981, the Detainee's Parents Support Committee (DPSC) was an important source of information about the hundreds of people who were detained, particularly during the State of Emergency when information about detainees was even more restricted than usual.

By TOPS for the Detainees' Parents Support Committee, Johannesburg


Collection: Posterbook Collective of the South African History Archive

Used by permission.

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