South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid

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"August 9 Women's Day"

Lillian Ngoyi and other women carrying piles of petitions to the Prime Minister's office. August 9th is celebrated in South Africa as Women's Day to commemorate the protest in 1956 against the pass law being extended to African women.(Speak, Aug-Nov, 85) (Photograph)

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Source: Southern Africa Freedom Struggles, 1950-1994. Digital Imaging South Africa (DISA).

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