NB Publishers / Kwela Book Chat: You Have Struck a Rock by Gugulethu Mhlungu with Danielle Bowler

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In this episode of Kwela Book Chats the author of You Have Struck a Rock: Women fighting for their power in South Africa, Gugulethu Mhlungu, chats to feminist writer and editor Danielle Bowler. Drawing on the experiences of women ranging from political activists to domestic workers, sex workers and students, commentator and writer Gugulethu Mhlungu examines how history has shaped the conditions women face today. She also considers the impact of pass laws, land dispossession, racial discrimination and gender-based violence. She concludes that there is still plenty of work to be done in making real the South Africa imagined by the Constitution. You can order You Have Struck a Rock by Gugulethu Mhlungu from leading bookstores nationwide or online stores. Also available as an e-book on all the usual platforms. . . . Music: “Extraordinary Spirits” by Ketsa (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/metaphysics/extraordinary-spirits)