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Dlamini-Zuma: Women play pivotal role in building society

Dlamini-Zuma was speaking in Groutville in the Kwadukuza region in KwaZulu Natal, touching on a range of issues including the freedom charter, women’s rights and the economy.

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was speaking in Groutville in the Kwadukuza region in KwaZulu Natal, touching on a range of issues including the freedom charter, women’s rights and the economy. Picture: Ziyanda Ngcobo/EWN

DURBAN - African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says the struggle for women emancipation will not end as the month of August draws to a close.

Dlamini-Zuma was speaking in Groutville in the Kwadukuza region in KwaZulu Natal, touching on a range of issues including the Freedom Charter, women’s rights and the economy.

Earlier on Thursday, the ANC NEC member also laid a wreath at the grave of Chief Albert Luthuli.

Dlamini-Zuma says for as long as women remain unemployed, live in poverty and continue to be abused, the struggle must and will continue

The ANC stalwart says women have a pivotal role to play in building society and agriculture, which is an area she says have great potential for development.

Dlamini-Zuma says radical economic transformation remains a central policy objective and also made reference to transformation of the banking sector which she says needs to understands the needs of black people.

The presidential hopeful says South Africa should not be just a country of labourers but citizens must also aim to own the structures of the economy.

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