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International Woman’s Day Celebration: Mme Charlotte Maxeke lecture legacy

A pioneer, a freedom fighter, a diplomat, a women’s rights campaigner, the founding President of the Bantu Women’s League and in many ways an exemplary African woman.

“Her role to lead the women’s march against pass laws in 1913 in Bloemfontein renders Mme Charlotte Maxeke one of the best known women’s rights champions in the world” -echoed Nkoana-Mashabane, the Minister of Department of International Relations and Cooperation in commemoration of the international woman’s day. She was speaking at Charlotte Maxeke Secondary School and the Wilberforce Community FET College, Evaton West on Sunday the 08th March 2015 to commemorate the Charlotte Maxeke memorial lecture.

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