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Women in Solitary

Inside the female resistance to apartheid

Shanthini Naidoo

ISBN:

9780624089803

Epub ISBN:

9780624089810

Publisher:

Tafelberg

Date Released:

August 2020

Price (incl. VAT):

R 315.00

Format:

Soft cover, 264pp


About this book:

‘The freezing loneliness made one wish for death,’ journalist Joyce Sikhakhane-Rankin said of solitary confinement. With seven other women, including Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, she was held for more than a year. This is the story of these heroic women, their refusal to testify in the ‘Trial of 22’ in 1969, their brutal detention and how they picked up their lives afterwards. 

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