Josie Mpama (a.k.a.Palmer) was born in Potchefstroom in 1903, but grew up in Sophiatown, Johannesburg. She joined the Communist Party of Sou... read more
Elizabeth Maria was born into a privileged and protected environment as the oldest child of the Cape Colony’s first Prime Minister, John Mol... read more
Rahima Moosa was born in the Strand, Cape Town on 14 October 1922. She attended Trafalgar High School in Cape Town. As a teenager, Rahima an... read more
Ruth Mompati was born on 14 September1925 in the village called Khanyesa in the North West Province. She was the daughter of Seli Seichoko a... read more
Kate Dinkwetsi Molale was born in 1928 and died in 1980 after a car accident. In 1954 she was elected as Secretary General of the Sophiatown... read more
Mohlakoane was born in 1906 to a family of farm squatters. She worked in domestic service for 22 years. Mohlakoane joined the African N... read more
Flora is a mother, grandmother, church elder, foster mother to 9 AIDS orphans, and manager of 8 voluntary HIV/AIDS caregivers. She runs a cr... read more
Mofokeng was a member of the Soweto Student Representative Council (SSRC) at the time of the Soweto uprising. After the uprising she wa... read more
Thandi Modise, the youngest of six children, was born on 25 December 1959 in Huhudi township near Vryburg in the North West. Her father, Fra... read more
Ida was born in 1903 and worked as a dressmaker. She was the first president of the African National Congress Women’s League and a... read more
Margaret Mncadi was born in the Eastern Transvaal, and obtained a degree at Fort Hare before studying medicine at Wits.
Florence Grace Mkhize, widely known as 'Mam Flo', was born in 1932 in Natal. At a young age she decided she wanted to fight against aparthei... read more