Ruth Mompati was an important figure in South Africa's move to freedom and equality for all South Africans, and the fight against apartheid.
Ruth was first active in the Woman's day march in August 1956 in Pretoria her early 30's. Later in her life she became the Major of Vryburg, and continued to be an active member of the ANC Woman's League. For more information on Ruth's History view this site http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/ruth-mompati.
The sculpture will join the rest of the National Heritage Monument figures at the Fountains Nature reserve in Brooklyn Pretoria. Visit this site for more information : www.nhmsa.co.za . Also viewable on Facebook https://web.facebook.com/LongMarchToFreedom/
For a short YouTube video showing the sculptures in Century city, Pretoria https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WV0pwm_Sk5U
View this and the other bronzes of the heroes of the struggle for freedom throughout South Africa's history. Now being exhibited at Century City, Capetown.