South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid


"Federation of South African Women (FEDSAW). Western Cape Region launched on 29 August 1987."

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This offset lithograph poster publicized an event at which leading women in the South African struggle were honored at the launch of Western Cape Region of FEDSAW. The Federation of South African Women was launched nationally on April 17, 1954. Many women who organized FEDSAW were trade unionists, teachers, and nurses.

By FEDSAW, Western Cape

August 29, 1989

Collection: Posterbook Collective of the South African History Archive

Used by permission.

AODL African Studies Center MSU Matrix NEH