Union of Australian Women, Queensland Branch

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Union of Australian Women, Queensland Branch

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Union of Australian Women Queensland Branch (1950-).
Objectives - To unite women in action for the recognition and attainment of their full rights to develop and live as liberated human beings. To eliminate sex and racial discrimination, to achieve world peace and planned control of resources, to support United Nations declarations on Human Rights and the Rights of the Child and to advance the standard of living, particularly of children.
Publicists - Eva Bacon, Marge Croucher, Alice Hughes, Jean Leary, Stella Nord, Jean O'Connor, Elsie Pettigrew, Jenny Prohaska, Rath Thomas, Pam Young.
Notes: Affiliated with Womens International Democratic Federation and the Australian Peace Committee Connected with labour movement Women's committees of the Seamen's Union of Australia, Waterside Workers' Federation, building and mining unions, affiliated with the U.A.W.

References: U.A.W. 25 Years: 1950-1975: Work by Women for Women U.A.W., Melbourne, 1975. Includes material from other state branches.


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