Professor Fatima Meer: activist, author, scholar, community leader, and human rights icon

Durban-born human rights activist and liberation icon, Fatima Meer (August 12 1928 – March 13 2020), has been named “one of the most prominent women political leaders in South Africa.” Her life’s work sought to fight against repressive colonial and apartheid policies, and she took this task on with a ferocity that is hard to …