Why I don’t “celebrate” Women’s Day.

With August being observed as Women’s Month and August 09 as Women’s Day, we at Sheba often find ourselves at a cross roads. Firstly because as a community that celebrates and considers themselves inclusive, we find that the terminology surrounding women’s month is often exclusionary. In fact the understanding of womanhood is exclusionary. What is a woman? And secondly because there is very little to celebrate about being a woman in South Africa! 

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