South African Indian Women: Journey from 1860

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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival of Indian indentured labour in South Africa. Mariam Seedat-Khan traces the journey and changing identities of Indian women in South Africa. She finds many independent women in the first wave of arrivals who later reverted to the conservative role of maintaining the traditional Indian family. All these roles live on in South African Indian women today.

 

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