Biographies

Mary Moodley, or Aunty Mary as she was known, was born in 1913. She lived in the township of Wattville, Benoni in Gauteng.  Her two-roo... read more
Deborah Nikiwe Matshoba was born in Munsieville, Krugersdorp, western Gauteng, in December 1950. She was the second eldest of four daughters... read more
Viola Hashe was born in 1926, in Gabashane in the Orange Free State. Hashe was a teacher by profession. Hashe became involved in the labour... read more
Ruth Gosschalk was born on 27 July 1929 in Muizenburg, Cape Town. She was one of four children. Her parents were immigrants from Eastern Eur... read more
Margaret Gazo was born on 1 January 1918.  She was one of the organisers of the Women's March to the Union Buildings. The women were pr... read more
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Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe was born on 27 of July 1927 in Hlobane village, Kwazulu- Natal, South Africa. On 6 June 1954 she got married to Rob... read more
Florence Mophosho was born in 1921 Alexander Township, Johannesburg. She was the first of the three children. Florence's mother was a qualif... read more
Margaret Nash was born at Milford-on-Sea in England on 1 March 1929.  In 1931, her family moved to South Africa and settled in Durban,... read more
Nozizwe Charlotte Madlala-Routledge was born in KwaZulu-Natal on  29 June 1952. She attended Magog and Fairview Schools. Madlala-Routle... read more
Kaiser Matanzima was a chief of the Thembus.  When the South African government introduced the Bantu Authorities Act in the 1950s, the... read more
    Lindiwe Sisulu was born on the 10th of May 1954, in Johannesburg. She is the daughter of African National Congress v... read more

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