Prodigal Daughters: Stories of South African Women in Exile

Citation:

Ngcobo, Lauretta G. 2012. Prodigal Daughters: Stories of South African Women in Exile. Scottsville, South Africa: University of Kwazulu-Natal Press.

 

Author: Lauretta Ngcobo

Abstract:

"During the years of apartheid rule in South Africa, many women 'skipped' the country and fled into exile to evade harassment, detention, imprisonment and torture by state security forces. Leaving the country of their birth, many took calculated, though dangerous, risks to cross borders."

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Topics: Displacement & Migration, Gender, Women, Livelihoods, Security, Torture Regions: Africa, Southern Africa

Year: 2012

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