you might of heard her name Zulaikha Patel but she has made a sttand back in 2016 against Pretoria Girls High School’s policy regarding black girls’ hair in 2016, at the age of 13.
She and her classmates held a demonstration that led to not only a change in school policy, but also an inquiry into allegations of racism at the school. She is quoted as saying: “Asking me to change my hair is like asking me to erase my blackness.
She has now grown up and still fighting for girls rights.
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