: Dirks (N.)

R 265.00
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221pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2023


Nadine Dirks on being diagnosed with stage 4 endometriosis at nineteen years of age, and her experience of the public sector’s healthcare system.

"Hot Water takes us on a compelling pilgrimage. Nadine shines the spotlight on the stark realities of social injustice, systematic violence in healthcare and the need for daily self-renewal through resilience." Landa Mabenge, founder and managing director of Landa Mabenge Consulting (Pty) Ltd and author of Becoming Him: a Trans Memoir of Triumph

Nadine Dirks grew up in Hanover Park on the Cape Flats. She is an intersectional feminist, writer, and advocate for Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Women and Gender Studies.