1950’s 1960’s – A History of International Women’s Day

Nevertheless, it had been possible in 1944 to bring together 200 women from 90 organisations throughout Australia (despite travel restrictions), including representatives from traditional women’s organisations, feminists, and unions. This conference agreed on an Australian Women’s Charter which called for equality in opportunity, work and pay, better health services, child care, pensions and welfare, and supported the need for better Aboriginal welfare through federal government controls, and land rights for tribal Aborigines.

http://www.isis.aust.com/iwd/stevens/50s60s.htm

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