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date: 02 December 2020

Suzman, Helenlocked

(1917–2009)
  • Sunny SinhaSunny SinhaMarywood University

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Helen Suzman (1917–2009) was internationally renowned for many years as the sole white woman representative in the South African Parliament to speak out against apartheid measures. As a Member of the Parliament (1953–1989), she spoke out against the unfair and discriminatory policies of the government, for instance, opposing capital punishment, prison conditions, gender discrimination against Black women, and policy of apartheid.

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