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Rich Laburn

Head of Digital

Rich is the driving force behind Londolozi’s online storytelling and the founder of the Londolozi blog. His passions of digital media, film and photography have seen him build Londolozi's online ecosystem into a unique platform for advocacy of the restoration and rewilding of ...

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on Women – The Power of Creation

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Women in South Africa has come a long way since the 50’s. It makes me proud to live in this beautiful we call home. Great feel good blog.

Your words are a reminder of how far we’ve come and yet, for so many women , the path to creation and freedom is paved with rocks and thorns, difficult to navigate when you’ve no shoes. So in celebration of Women’s Day, I continue to hope for freedom and equality for all human beings.

“Now you understand just why my head’s not bowed. I don’t shout or jump about or talk too loud. When you see me passing it ought to make you proud…..Phenomenal woman, that’s me.” Maya Angelou Saluting the women of South Africa and their victorious journey forward. Carry on …..

A special blog, Rich. I did not know about the 1956 march and the brave women who participated back then. Today’s Londolozi women are inspiring and you’ve honored them beautifully!

You’ve hit the nail on the head with this beautiful piece. Thank you for not focusing on the idea that women were put on earth to bear children. Not all of us have done that but have managed to excel in other ways, as you have noted. Lastly, bravissimo to you for acknowledging the men who have helped make our world happen. We couldn’t do it without you!

Aloha to all the amazing women at Londolozi. You bring brightness into the world every day.

Thanks Rich, the ten photos you have chosen are beautiful. I join you in giving thanks to the amazing women who (sometimes in spite of very difficult circumstances) continue to find the space to share their amazing vision and leadership.

Beautiful images!

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