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Author Russell, Diana E. H.
Title Lives of courage : women for a new South Africa / Diana E.H. Russell.
Imprint New York : Basic Books, [1991]

Author Russell, Diana E. H.
Subject Women -- Political activity -- South Africa -- Biography.
Women, Black -- South Africa -- Biography.
Women in public life -- South Africa -- Biography.
Feminists -- South Africa -- Biography.
Description xiv, 393 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Bibliography: p. 372-379.
Note Includes index.
Cover note: New epilogue by the author.
Contents Sexual terrorism / Elaine Mohamed -- From Soweto to exile /Connie Mofokeng -- Six years inside / Feziwe Bookholane -- Balancing motherhood and politics / Shahieda Issel -- South Africa's internment camps / Audrey Coleman -- A leader in her own right / Winnie Mandela -- The most powerful woman in the African National Congress / Ruth Mompati -- Women and the African National Congress / Mavivi Manzini -- An Indian woman confronts apartheid / Ela Ramgobin -- Co-presidents of the United Democratic Front / Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu -- The end conscription campaign / Paula Hathorn -- From domestic worker to head of the Domestic Workers' Union /Florence De Villiers -- Life as a trade-union leader / Emma Mashinini. -- Sexism in the union and at home / Lydia Kompe -- The National Federation of Women / Helen Joseph -- The Black Sash : white women confront apartheid / Di Bishop -- Feminism and the anti-rape movement / Anne Mayne -- The United Women's Congress / Gertrude Fester -- Feminist pavement politics / Rozena Maart -- A refugee from Inkatha / Sethembile N. -- An Afrikaner rebels / Hettie V. -- Marriage across the color bar / Rhoda Bertelsmann-Kadalie -- A child of the struggle / Leila Issel -- Forced removals mean genocide / Sheena Duncan -- Conclusion : the ANC, international pressure, and the role of women -- Epilogue : the kick of a dying horse.
ISBN 0465041418 : 12.95
OCLC # 25852992

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