My Hair Matters, report for DW by Gaia Manco

Pulse: Why hair matters -Audio Report for DW 21.09.2016-

The subject of hair and how you wear it has made headlines in South Africa. Back in August, a group of students at Pretoria Girls High School staged a protest against a school policy they say banned their natural hair, requiring them to chemically straighten or braid it to conform to the school’s strict code of conduct. The girls’ protest sparked a national debate about racism in schools.


Date: 21.9.2016
Type: Radio report 7 min. “My hair matters”
Language: English
Outlet: Deutsche Welle
Place: Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa