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An equally well-respected leader in sactu, she was a member of the Management Committee from 1956 onwards, and in 1960 became Vice-President of sactu. While the Abbasids ruled in Baghdad, a number of powerful dynasties such as the Fatimids, Ayyubids and Mamluks held power in Egypt, Syria and Palestine. Perhaps fearing the atrocities his troops might commit there, Hidalgo prevented the movement from entering Mexico City. She remains today in exile in Lesotho, never forgotten by the workers of South Africa whose cause she championed. However, the fact remains that African women workers are at the bottom of the scale in terms of wages, rights of residence in the towns, working conditions and other basic rights. Many women who were later to become sactu leaders attended this historic conference. She was subjected to the 'statue torture' for 90 days in 1963, the same year in which she was banned from trade union and political activity, from attending meetings, and was confined to the magisterial district in which she lived. Mary Elizabeth Lease, a leading Populist spokeswoman in the 1880s and 1890s in Kansas, immortalized the cry, "What the farmers need to do is raise less corn and more hell." Margaret Robins led the National Women's Trade Union League in the early 1900s. Similarly, African women played a leading role in the general political struggle of the 1950s and 1960s.