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For Black Girls Only: 'A space for black girls to just be'

Using the hashtag #FBGOJan31, black girls (young and older) from around Gauteng gathered at the Women's Gaol, Constitution Hill (Braamfontein) on 31 January 2016 to celebrate themselves, celebrate each other and create a space to share their experiences as black girls growing up in a patriarchal and racialised society.

(For a photo essay from the #FBGO event read here)

Xolani Gwala on Monday spoke to Tsoana Nhlapo who was at the event with her nieces. Nhlapo said that it was a beautiful day, with black girls breaking the stereotype that they don't support each other.

See photos below for glimpse into what took place:

Below are some tweets from ladies who attended the event:

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