Ritual against women dispirits

Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post

September 6, 2023

Ritual against women dispirits


I want to bury my head in the sand to avoid being part of what is a condescending South African ritual against women – the perpetuated notion of “speak justice in August, and practise injustices all year round.”

The ritual is tiring and is creating an air of despondency. The requests directed towards feminists to rise up and talk, and to dignify injustices incurred against women during August, is about a simple moral matter – women are as human as men.

Click here to read the full article published by News24 on 6 September 2023.

Pearl Sithole