Celebrating Dr Goonam – Political Activist and Pioneer

Durban-born doctor and anti-apartheid activist, Kesaveloo Goonaruthnum Naidoo (1906- 1999), was the first Indian woman in South Africa to become a doctor. Despite being a trailblazer, traversing, repressive norms of the time, and ultimately offering much-needed reproductive healthcare to Asian and African women, she faced much racial discrimination by virtue of her skin colour in …