Ferial Haffajee is a fierce female who has helped shape South Africa into the democratic country it is today.
She has been an advocate for free and fair speech throughout her career, perhaps the most pivotal moment being when she interviewed Nelson Mandela on his release in 1990.
It’s women like Ferial Haffajee who remind us we can do anything. Which South African woman has inspired you?
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