Four South Africans make it on BBC’s ‘100 Women List for 2016’
Thuli Madonsela, Zoleka Mandela, Gcina Mhlophe & Zulaikha Patel are among those celebrated as some of the world’s most inspirational women.
CAPE TOWN - Four South African women have been named on the BBC’s ‘100 Women List for 2016’.
Patel, a pupil at Pretoria Girls High, was among the learners who led a demonstration against the school's discriminatory hair policy.
The school’s hair policy was later suspended by the Gauteng Department of Education, when it intervened in the matter.
Mandela is a cancer survivor activist.
Mhlope is a South African author, poet and playwright.
WATCH: Zulaikha Patel on what it means to be a woman
(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)