Saffiya Ismail

Born in Pietermaritzburg, she now resides in Johannesburg and says her most important role in life is being a mother. Saffiya is a freelance writer. A contributing author in “Riding the Samoosa Express” (Anthology launched 21st March 2015). With a second chapter submitted for the next book, Saffiya says her passion is writing.

Raising Warrior Women

Deepika Padukone in Bajirao Mastani

Somewhere in the world a woman is affected by femicide, oppression, career growth is stunted because of her gender, fighting for equal pay, fighting against abuse. She is fighting to wear a hijab when the world is out to sensationalize women’s bodies.

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Everyday Phenomenal: Rose Francis

Rose Francis African Perspectives Publisher

Having worked in investor relations for some of South Africa's top corporates, she lent her expertise to the listing of South Africa's first Black Economic Empowerment Companies.

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Everyday Phenomenal: Meet Haseena Majid

In this special we meet an Optometrist practicing in Pietermaritzburg. She is an Executive member of the District AIDS Council CS, Secretary of the Active Citizens Movement Health Portfolio.

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