KZN government honours female struggle stalwarts with statues

2015-08-22 22:34
Provincial ANC chairperson Senzo Mchunu (Amanda Khoza, News24)

Provincial ANC chairperson Senzo Mchunu (Amanda Khoza, News24)

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Durban - The KwaZulu-Natal government on Saturday announced that it would be unveiling three statues of female South African struggle stalwarts.

KZN Premier Senzo Mchunu said the statue of Margaret Mncadi will be unveiled at Ixopo on September 12, Victoria Mxenge at Umlazi on November 7 and that of Dorothy Nyembe in Durban in December.

Mchunu made the announcement while addressing more than 2 000 people at a woman’s celebration event at Esikhaleni outside Empangeni.

Mchunu called on men to be more caring towards women and girls.

"Men must also be humble to women and respect them in the same way they respect other men," he said.

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