Federation of South African Women

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Members of the Federation of South African Women in 1955 gathered near Apartheid era prison to protest against Apartheid.

The Federation of South African Women, (FEDSAW) was a political lobby group formed in 1954.[1] At FEDSAW's inaugural conference, a Women's Charter was adopted.[2]

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  1. ^ Margaret J. Daymond Women Writing Africa: The Southern Region 2003- Page 236 "Federation of South African Women, Women's Charter South Africa 1954 English The inaugural conference of the Federation of South African Women was held in the Trades Hall in Johannesburg in April 1954."
  2. ^ Jodi O'Brien Encyclopedia of Gender and Society 1452266026- 2008 - "Founded initially as an individual membership organization, in time FEDSAW became a federation of affiliate organizations. At FEDSAW's inaugural conference, a Women's Charter was adopted. Although feminist in its orientation, the charter..
  3. ^ "Treason Trial 1956-1961". www.sahistory.org.za. 31 March 2011.
  4. ^ "African National Congress Women's League". womensleague.anc.org.za.
  5. ^ "Frances Baard". www.sahistory.org.za. 17 February 2011.
  6. ^ "Helen Joseph". www.sahistory.org.za. 17 February 2011.
  7. ^ "Fatima Meer South African History Online". v1.sahistory.org.za.
  8. ^ "Manonmoney Ama Naidoo". www.sahistory.org.za. 16 September 2011.
  9. ^ "Lilian Masediba Ngoyi". www.sahistory.org.za. 22 September 2011.