Gandhi's Message Today
Ela Gandhi was born into Apartheid 1950’s South Africa, where her grandfather, the Mahatma, spent 21 years of his life. After finishing her legal studies in India and returning home in 1975, she was put under house arrest but this didn’t deter her from working for community rights and co-founding the Natal Organisation of Women.
A life long member of the ANC, Ela Gandhi was elected to the South African Parliament in 1994, representing her home township of Phoenix until early 2003. She is a passionate advocate of the non violence and peace and talks here about her vision and her life. Length 38 mins.
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