Our Mission

The Helen Suzman Foundation, or HSF, was founded in 1993 to honour the life work of Helen Suzman. HSF is inspired by the values espoused by Helen Suzman throughout her public life and in her devotion to public service.

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Helen Suzman became an MP in 1953, going on to serve for a further 36 years. For 13 of those years Helen was the sole Progressive MP in Parliament and for 6 years was the only female parliamentarian.