Women's Pearls

"Women's Pearls" is a book on Quotations and Sayings of South African Women, compiled by Jacqueline Williams and illustrated by Rachel Gengan.

Some 100 quotes and sayings from about 50 ordinary South African women from all walks of life, all ages, all regions and from the broad diverse spectrum of South African society.

Every day sayings that have shaped the identity of the women. Sayings that are being passed on to the South African public through this publication.

Jacqueline Williams has compiled the quotations and sayings and added comments. Jacque is a social entrepreneur from the Eastern Cape with a background in political science and gender mainstreaming. She has authored a number of articles on women's identity, both in local and international publications.

Some of the quotes are illustrated by creative impressions of Rachel Gengan. Rachel is a visual artist from KwaZulu-Natal whose work has been exhibited in a number of galleries and whose illustrations are part of several non-fiction publications.

Attached is a review of "Women's Pearls" by Marlene Bethlehem, Commissioner for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural Religious and Linguistic Communities.

Books can be ordered from Williams & Calmer, the publisher, at R 199 per copy. The order form is attached.




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