South African activist Nomarussia Bonase has worked tirelessly for women who suffered under apartheid to receive the recognition and compensation they deserve. The German Heinrich Böll Stiftung has chosen her for the 2017 Anne Klein Women's Award.
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This year's Anne Klein Women's Award from Germany's Heinrich Böll Foundation goes to South African Nomarussia Bonase, who fights for apartheid victims still waiting for compensation. Thuso Khumalo has been to see her.
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