Economic Justice & Civic Freedoms

LivedExperiencesOfRuralWomenActivists

“A Woman is a Strong Person”: The Lived Experiences of Rural Women Activists

Published: 25 June 2021

The long, hard road towards the recognition of rural land rights in South Africa has been burdened by our country’s history, now exacerbated by new laws that threaten rural democracy and threaten to dissolve spaces in which rural women can assert their rights and address challenges they face. This publication features the stories of four such women and their experiences of fighting against inequality and for citizen's land rights in South Africa.