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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