Imagine being compelled to carry a pass with you at all times to prove your permission to be anywhere other than your home…

In 1956, South African women marched in masses to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest this extension of pass laws that completely defied the logic of basic human rights. Their mission was seemingly simple: demanding equal rights so their daughters could have a fair shot at the opportunities previously denied to generations of women before them.

Their success is shown through our own — all South African citizens have inherent equal rights and the female presence is growing stronger and stronger in the corporate world. …

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Maxine Wilcox

Studio Manager at MakeReign & biologist-in-training.