Organisations involved in the Women’s struggle, 1900-1994

Mrs Sisulu (centre) and executive members of the Natal Organisation of Women at the launch of NOW. 1984. © Omar Badsha

Among the organisations listed here are those that served to mobilise women for action during the struggle, as well as more contemporary organisations that strive to promote gender equality and development amongst women.

Many of the organisations formed to mobilise women for action during the struggle have disbanded with the end of Apartheid.

The organisations are listed alphabetically. Please click on the applicable organisation to read about its history.

Last updated : 06-Aug-2014

This article was produced by South African History Online on 21-Mar-2011

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