Imbokodo: Women Who Shape Us is a groundbreaking series of books, written by Athambile Masola and Xolisa Guzula and published by Jacana Media, telling the stories of pioneering South African women who have cleared a path for women and girls.
These books recognise, acknowledge and honour our heroines and elders from the past and the present.
Available in Afrikaans, English, isiXhosa, isiZulu and Sesotho!
Header image: Athambile Masola on Twitter
10 Extraordinary Leaders, Activists & Protesters
Read about women who fought against colonialism and oppression in the cause of equality and justice.
10 Curious Inventors, Healers & Creators
Read about the women who shape our world through education, science and maths. They became teachers, nurses, social workers, scientists and community workers, overcame obstacles and through their work fought for social change.
10 Inspiring Singers, Writers & Artists
Read about the poets, singers, painters and writers who used their creative talents to shape our worlds with art, culture and literature.
These books were made possible with the support of Biblionef and funding from the National Arts Council.