POLOKWANE – A day which serves to commemorate as well as celebrate the role women played to fight for freedom and liberation, Women’s Day commemorates the 1956 march of approximately 20 000 women to the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
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The march took place to petition against the country’s pass laws that required South Africans defined as “black” under The Population Registration Act to carry an internal passport, known as a pass.
Review took to the streets of Polokwane to speak to women and find out what they would have written on their individual placards if they were at the 1956 Women’s March.
Tell us, what would your placard say?