WOMEN'S Day appears now to have morphed fully in Women’s Month, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap. But is this merely hype, an example of even more form with little substance? Or should it be characterised as an extended celebration of patronage?
Bell maintains that as the month got under way, these questions were brought sharply to the fore. Not only by a dramatic silent protest when President Jacob Zuma spoke at the Independent Electoral Commission, but by some of the reactions to that protest.