Doek now a helmet of courage

26 October 2015 - 02:23 By Reabetswe Khoabane

The colourful headgear being worn by female students in the #FeesMustFall protests is a way for women to reclaim their space and demonstrate their role in providing leadership. Incoming Wits Student Representative Council president Nompendulo Mkhatshwa, who has worn her head-dress throughout the campaign against the cost of tertiary education, has influenced other women students to wear theirs as a sign of solidarity.

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