National Women's Day - August 9

National Women's Day - August 9

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South Africa
Undated, 1970s?
Type: Button
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Language: English
Button in support of National Women's Day. On August 9, 1956, about 20,000 women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against the proposed amendments to the Urban Areas Act of 1950. The amendments extend passes to African women. The anniversary of the march became National Women's Day. Size: 55 mm.
Collection: International Institute of Social History