Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge has dedicated her life to the freedom of others. Raised by a single mother, she grew up under apartheid and went on to become a senior government minister. She is now Executive Director of Embrace Dignity, a front line organization which fights for an end to the sex trade in South Africa.
Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, (c) Wow Woman
“Patriarchy perpetuates prostitution and prostitution perpetuates patriarchy, a vicious cycle that can be broken by shifting the burden of responsibility and criminality from those who sell sex to those who buy or exploit the position of vulnerability caused by inequality” – Nozizwe Madlala Routledge.
Nozizwe was recently profiled in a photographic piece for ‘Wow Woman’. Please read about her life and make a donation to support the groundbreaking work of Embrace Dignity. Help end the horrific sexual exploitation of prostituted women and girls in South Africa.