Labour and Enterprise Policy Research Institute

20,000 Women Knocking: National Women’s Day, 9 August

This blog explores the 1956 Women’s March, where 20,000 women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to deliver a petition. Further, it discusses the strides for women’s equality since the 1994 democratic transition and the annual public holiday: Women’s Day.

Women’s Day 20,000 Women Knocking