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Kay White

Kay White reviews 'Champions of the Impossible: A history of the National Council of Women of Victoria 1902–1977' by Ada Norris

June 1979, no. 11 09 September 2022
One might question the appropriateness of this book’s title. Were women’s groups in the first half of this century championing impossible causes, or were they champions of the inevitable? In other words, to what extent did the organised women’s movement, or first-wave feminists, actively bring about legislative change to improve the position of Australian women, or might these changes have o ... (read more)