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Not much to celebrate this Women’s Day • spotlight.africa
As we commemorate the women who marched to the Union Buildings in 1956 to demand greater rights for all of South Africa’s citizens, Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya reflects on the fact that equality and justice remain elusive for many women. He calls for a change of focus on this holiday to tackle contemporary gender-based issues. Femicide has become so commonplace in South Africa that the word needs little explanation. However, when I dropped the word “femicide” into a conversation with a non-South …