Gcina Mhlope Poems

Gcina Mhlophe is a South African poet who is known for her anti-apartheid activism and storytelling. She is one of the only female storytellers in her country, engaging in highly energized, memorable performances. She sees her work as a way of keeping her history alive and spreading her stories to the next generation. She is the patron of the International Association for Theatre for Children and Young People. Read more of Gcina Mhlope’s Biography.

We Are At War

by Gcina Mhlope

‘We Are At War’ by Gcina Mhlope is a rallying cry for women to stand up to their oppressors across the African continent.

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