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Helen Joseph, (08/04/1905 - 25/12/1992), is a South African anti-apartheid activist. Also a founding member of the Congress of Democrats, she is one of the leaders who reads out clauses of the Freedom Charter at the Congress of the People in Kliptown in 1955. Appalled by the plight of black women, Helen is pivotal in the formation of the Federation of South African Women and with the organisation's leadership, she spearheads a march of 20 000 women to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against pass laws on 09/08/1956. © Processed prints

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Caption:Helen Joseph, (08/04/1905 - 25/12/1992), is a South African anti-apartheid activist. Also a founding member of the Congress of Democrats, she is one of the leaders who reads out clauses of the Freedom Charter at the Congress of the People in Kliptown in 1955. Appalled by the plight of black women, Helen is pivotal in the formation of the Federation of South African Women and with the organisation's leadership, she spearheads a march of 20 000 women to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against pass laws on 09/08/1956.
Province:South Africa
Country:Republic of South Africa
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