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The language we use towards each other is reflective of our collective self-hate and renders us invisible. Picture: iStock
The language we use towards each other is reflective of our collective self-hate and renders us invisible. Picture: iStock

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Being a woman in South Africa can be taxing, perilous and, in many instances, deadly.

It is without any doubt that the stranglehold placed on women is decidedly male and that the tentacles of the system of patriarchy reach out to many aspects of our socioeconomic and political lives.

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