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By Ellen Warne

ISBN-10: 0522869904

ISBN-13: 9780522869903

ISBN-10: 0522869920

ISBN-13: 9780522869927

"After effectively agitating for the vote for girls from the Nineties, Protestant women's agencies in Australia started to train ladies at a grassroots point on powerful methods of utilising political strain on a variety of subject matters and social matters. Positioning their firms as non-party-political and cut loose extra brazenly feminist teams, the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU); the younger Women's Christian organization (YWCA) and the moms' Union attracted ladies who have been prepared to paintings for swap, and who have been trying to 'save' the person in addition to the larger society.

those 3 firms sought to agitate on quite a lot of matters on the topic of women and girls, connecting with public anxieties and highlighting specific vulnerabilities of women and younger ladies who lived on my own within the urban and had the aptitude to be exploited within the crew. by means of the Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties those women's teams famous with predicament the simpler entry to divorce and contraception within the Soviet Union and the starting to be impact of either Communism and 'Hitlerism' in galvanising children.

Agitate, teach, Organise, Legislate explores the vibrant debates and anxieties that have been popular from the Nineties to the Nineteen Thirties and the responses of the most important women's businesses whose management and campaigns stated that—outside of parliament and celebration politics—women's connection to political issues can be either leading edge and socially influential."

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