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Vrouedag, 9 Augustus 2013

Women’s Day

9 August, 2013

National Women’s Day was celebrated at the Women’s Memorial on the 9th of August. Emily Hobhouse hostel from the University of the Free State, alongside Me. Jackie Ntsingila, Me. Magdaleen Schoch, Hlonipa Matshamba, Heidi Gevers, Lesedi Finger and Annemé van Rooyen (Grade 1 learners) laid a wreath at the foot of the monument. Vicky Heunis from Emily Hobhouse hostel also gave an inspiring account of the well-known humanitarian of the same name.

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Restoration of the Women’s Memorial

27 May, 2013

Restoration of the National Women’s Memorial started on 1 April, 2013. Costs are currently estimated at R533,000. Prof. Strauss, chairman of the National Women’s Memorial Commission mentioned that South Africans opened their wallets and in so doing helped to preserve this part of our history for generations to come. Click on the photo above to view the gallery.

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Burgher Commemoration Ceremony

25 May, 2013

A ceremony was held at the National Women’s Memorial grounds to commemorate the burghers who died during the Anglo-Boer War. Wreaths were laid in front of the Memorial. Click on the image above to view the gallery.

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National Women’s Memorial

16 May, 2013

Vida van Schalkwyk took some beautiful photos of the National Women’s Memorial and terrain. To see the photos, click the above image.

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C&N Meisieskool Oranje (Gallery 1)

12 April, 2013

C&N Meisieskool Oranje celebrated their 106th birthday and simultaneously launched the 100 year commemoration of the National Women’s Memorial. Click the above image to view the photo gallery.

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 C&N Meisieskool Oranje (Gallery 2)

12 April, 2013

C&N Meisieskool Oranje celebrated their 106th birthday and simultaneously launched the 100 year commemoration of the National Women’s Memorial. Click the above image to view the photo gallery.

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Interesting photos of the Monument

10 April, 2013

Click on the photo above to view a gallery of interesting photos of the monument. This gallery includes beautiful historic photos taken at the inauguration of the monument.