This month of August, we reflect on the strength of women – the strength of thousands who paved the way for the democracy we currently enjoy (illustrated by the fact that we hold those in power accountable – both male and female) in our young South Africa. As women, we have a responsibility not just to society, but to ourselves to fully be present as mothers. wives, companions, leaders and friends and to make our voices heard, There are so many issues to discuss in our young democracy. And equality has not ceased to be topic which should be addressed – daily, unyieldingly. 1956 was an incredible step in the right direction, but everyday, we are still walking towards the goal. A luta continua.