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PHD 2019: Hope anchoring the soul

By Shakira Thebus The month of October is globally recognized and dedicated to creating awareness on breast cancer, and as part of VOC’s initiative to amplify the awareness, it hosts its Pink Hijab Day annually. Every year, the event saw hundreds of mostly women, gather at the much loved Masjidul[…]

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VOC PHD 2017: My sickness is my cure

Breast cancer, the cancer affecting women in South Africa the most, is all the talk this October. In keeping with International Pink Hijab Day, the Voice of the Cape (VOC) this week launched its annual Pink Hijab Day 2017 – ‘My sickness is my cure’.  The theme speaks to the[…]

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VOC concludes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Following six-weeks of grueling planning, VOC concluded National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its annual Pink Hijab Day. The event, which VOC has marked for the past eight years, highlights the impact of cancer within the Cape Town community, as one in four South Africans knows at least one person[…]

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PHD: A tribute to the strength of women

Masjidul-Quds was a vision of marshmallow pink as hundreds of women donned their pink headscarves in honour of annual Pink Hijab Day. Marked every year in the last week of October, Pink Hijab Day forms part of Breast Cancer Awareness month and is a solidarity event for those impacted by[…]

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PHD pays tribute to the strength of women

Masjid al-Quds was a vision of marshmallow pink as hundreds of women donned their pink headscarves in honour of annual Pink Hijab Day. Marked every year in the last week of October, Pink Hijab Day forms part of Breast Cancer Awareness month and is a solidarity event for those impacted[…]

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PHD: creating awareness, encouraging screening

For many, the month of October signals the nearing of the festive season, but for cancer patients the month has become a tribute to the struggles that accompanies the far-reaching disease. According to CANSA, 14 million people are diagnosed with cancer annually and an alarming one in four South Africans[…]

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VOC launches PHD 2016

After taking on the idea eight years ago, VOC’s Pink Hijab Day remains one of the station’s most important passion projects as it raises awareness on an issue that affects almost every household – cancer.  Global Pink Hijab Day is held annually in the last week of October in a[…]

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PHD event draws bigger crowd

Waves of pink were seen across Masjidul Quds in Gatesville today as thousands of ladies came through adorning pink hijab to show solidarity to Voice of the Cape pink hijab drive programme. The event was a huge success as an enthusiastic crowd absorbed the atmosphere that aimed to inspire and[…]

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VOC heads to al-Quds for Pink Hijab Day programme

Masjid al-Quds will be draped in pink on Tuesday as cancer survivors, sufferers and everyday community members show their support for breast cancer awareness. VOC’s 7th annual Pink Hijab Day (PHD) Awareness Day programme will seek to shed more light on the disease, while simultaneously aiding survivors and those still[…]

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VOC Pink Hijab Drive kicks off

The Voice of the Cape has finally kicked off its annual Pink Hijab Drive campaign for 2016 in a bid to raise awareness to the plight of those women who have, and continue to suffer from breast cancer. The drive will culminate in a Pink Hijab Day event during the[…]

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