#WomensDay  |  Invincible Not Invisible

Today, 9 August 2022, marks the celebration of South African women, and the University of the Free State acknowledges and applauds UFS women for their contributions and efforts and wishes them a happy Women’s Day. 
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#WomensMonth: I am a woman, not a rock

History reminds us of the 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956, calling for the free movement of black women in South African urban areas. This act illustrated the sisterhood bond that the early feminist thinkers aspired to, since women from different background and races participated in the march.
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Journey of a lifetime: Marike Stander joins research expedition to Marion Island

The Prince Edward Islands are the most southerly part of South Africa’s official territory and consist of Marion Island and Prince Edward Island. On Marion Island, about 270 km² in size and situated in the sub-Antarctic Indian Ocean, 1 920 km from the South African shore, activities are restricted to research and conservation management. 
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Marike Stander

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