EFF's youngest parliamentary candidate, Naledi Chirwa, speaks on her activism

About two weeks ago, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) released its 100 names-long parliamentary list, on which activist Naledi Chirwa was number 30.

25-year-old Mamelodi-born Naledi Chirwa is a gender activist, mother, student and self-proclaimed feminist. The #FeesMustFall leader rose to prominence during the #FeesMustFall and #RememberKhwezi movements that shook South Africa between 2015 and early 2017.

Chirwa, who is known for her radical approach to politics – an EFF trademark – speaks openly about what it means for her to be a fighter, especially as a young, black woman in the male-dominated space of politics and activism.

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