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Accessing Higher Education in Apartheid South Africa: A Gender Perspective

Nokuzola Zola Makosana


This paper explores the experiences of twenty-two Black women in four South African universities located in the Eastern and Western Provinces of Apartheid South Africa. The study explores how a select group of women have managed to acquire an education and the sources of funding which made it possible to extend their education beyond the limits that apply to most Black females in pre-democratic South Africa.

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JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu; Book Editor: Mary Dillard.

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