Article: Centenary of the historic 1915 Congress of Women

Posted on on 27 April 2015
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An article in The Guardian explores the Women's Congress of 1915, when over 1000 female activists convened at the Hague to push for peace and women's rights.

From the article: "The congress sowed the seeds for the creation of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), which this week marks its centenary with a return to the city.

"The three-day conference will celebrate the work of female peacemakers globally and has the bold aim of formulating a new peace agenda for the next 100 years."

Read the full article in The Guardian here.

Read an article in History Today on the Women's Congress of 1915.

Posted by: Éadaoin Hegarty, Centenary News

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