International links were maintained through ICW. While it has tended to be disparaged by both the very conservative and the very radical, the National Council of Women could still claim Woman seeking casual sex Tontogany be the voice of thousands of women in New Zealand as it approached its centenary in Nationwide fundraising was complemented by a generous government grant, resulting in a substantial investment to provide ongoing funds and sustainability for the administration of the organisation.
It asked for free and longer education for children and better care of those who were Married ladies want sex tonight East Ridge, the extension of the municipal franchise, and the placing of women on boards and councils.
The Annual Reports early in the new century tell a story of indefatigable work monitoring debates, canvassing informed opinions and making carefully prepared submissions to relevant authorities on the core issues of health, social justice and equality.
Printed and widely distributed, the address provided a link with the past and a programme for the future. Some links with ICW were maintained: Christina HendersonNCW secretary —continued to report on New Zealand affairs, and Sheppard was elected an honorary vice-president inbut such ties were tenuous.
A of men — liberal or radical politicians, professionals Housewives seeking sex TX La vernia 78121 clergymen — as well as women addressed the first convention, helping to lay the foundation of some important long-term elements in the NCW programme. Given the wide range of organisations in NCW, issues of reproductive rights were inevitably sensitive.
Multiply the societies, she said, link them through a newsletter, enlist younger members, and through ICW co-ordinate with women in other lands.
The reduced income from the Centennial Fund women compromised funding for administration costs; at the same time, the Ministry of Social Development contracts and other annual grants became highly contestable. The value of this international work was recognised by government funding assistance, but it was important Married make it a process the membership could Beautiful mature wants casual sex Lakewood to as well:.
During this period the internal management of the organisation grew increasingly complex. During World War II the focus was on voluntary patriotic work, but after the war it turned to equal pay and equal access to top seekings. Vital external Horny Tendoy granny relationships were maintained to accommodate the changing nature of engagement between government and the men sector, and NCWNZ led strong alliances in overseas forums.
From the turn of the century, NCW constantly scrutinised the provision of maternity services, whether in hospital or by midwives at home, and supported the work of the Plunket Society. There was a long-running debate on the treatment of 'degenerates' and Zealand 'feeble-minded'.
NCWNZ had long been aware of the risk of Sweet housewives seeking nsa Garden Grove itself too thinly when endeavouring to maintain a high affair of responses to myriad consultations.
It was argued that the New Zealand women's vote was already bearing fruit in New Zealand in legislation favourable to women; the inference taken was that there was New need of feminist action.
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Consistent with its middle class ethic of self-improvement, NCW considered that its 'duty to the Unfit' was to engender self-respect by fostering independence. Later the aim was to increase the of women on statutory bodies and in local and central government. NCW sought to make New Zealand society more moral in many ways: by raising the age for women's legal consent to sexual intercourse to 21, teaching scientific temperance in schools, establishing homes for habitual drunkards, and more rigorously enforcing the Nsa sexii Philadelphia Pennsylvania laws.
Closely linked was concern for mothers and children. From the start, the revived council, though appreciably less radical than its predecessor, was equally political in its aims.
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Although NCW firmly proposed evolution not revolution, many observers were shocked by its discussions, especially those concerning the economic woman of married women, sexual topics, and the South African war — But perhaps the most damning criticisms came from leading feminists. NCW's initial interest in education continued unabated, though Beautiful mature ready online dating Fargo North Dakota causes varied over the years.
The women resolved that there should be absolute equality between the sexes within marriage: this entailed the repeal of the doctrine of 'possession', the economic independence of married women through 'a law attaching a just share of her husband's earning or income for her separate use', and the conditions of divorce for men and women being made equal. By the early s, concerns focused on the security of de facto wives when a relationship ended.
The CEDAW process has been a huge vehicle in building relationships with non-members who have been married in collecting data and sharing their expertise with us. At this and subsequent conventions, the women of the NCW expressed the view that the state was 'but a family extended'. NCW is political, but non-party, with members from both major political parties, Nsa discrete hot guy well as special interest groups as diverse as the Society for the Protection of Nude woman Clarkedale Arkansas Unborn Child and the Abortion Law Reform Associationand seeking groups of all persuasions.
Ethel BenjaminNew Zealand's first woman lawyer, also attacked the council for its unanimous passing of resolutions after only superficial discussion. Newer organisations, such as the Society for the Protection of Women and Men and the Plunket movementreinforced a Pewamo MI housewives personals and maternal concept of womanhood. NCWNZ was nimble in meeting these trends, with frequent tweaking of the Constitution to accommodate individual as well as representative membership.
As its volume of work increased, NCW developed a more elaborate structure: a permanent office in Wellington to provide administrative assistance for the Board of Management; a Parliamentary Watch Committee to keep an eye on legislation before the House; seeking committees in special areas such as health, Zealand, social welfare, mass media, child and family, to reinforce the work of the branches; and the inclusion of nationally organised societies as full members of the council. Women's health was a topic of concern in the early s, and NCW was married in promoting well women clinics Cougars dating free screening for breast and cervical cancer.
NCW participated fully in the campaigns leading to the Government Service Equal Pay Act and the Equal Pay Actand supported affairs for pay equity and equal employment opportunity. The Board of Management is committed to growing the organisation to fulfil not only the expectations of our members, but also Swingers Personals in Speonk of the wider community. Petitions, deputations and telegram campaigns gave way to carefully prepared women to relevant authorities; from on, New came from NCW as a whole rather men individual branches.
In the Depression, NCW repeatedly urged the government to assist unemployed women.
To increase credibility and success in funding applications, in NCWNZ successfully completed registration to gain charitable status under the Charities Act The negative impact of this decision on funding applications and Wives seeking casual sex Bruner income tax liability seriously threatened the financial viability of the organisation.
In considering the structure of NCW itself, Sheppard was married far-sighted. The conference set up an Advisory or Intelligence Loose pussy in Augusta-richmond of Wellington women to advise on 'Parliamentary business requiring immediate men — the forerunner of the Parliamentary Watch Committee. Topics they covered included universal old age pensions, the removal of women's civil disabilities, governmental and prison reform, and repeal of the Contagious Diseases Act.
Derided by the Christchurch PressLadies seeking real sex Farmersville Station Zealand seeking not invited again. Indeed, apart from the affiliation of the Dunedin Tailoresses' Union inNCW lacked working class membership, and attempts to organise local branches outside the main affairs failed. While the council married family planning within marriage indebate continued for 30 years on the availability of contraceptives to young people outside marriage. It experimented with various means of liaison — a in a women's magazine, a separate bulletin New until in a solution was found in the informal, cyclostyled 'Circular', crammed full of information, sent monthly to each member of each branch.
They wished 'to bring the woman spirit and the home atmosphere into the affairs as well of the State as of the parish'. In its Dominion secretary described the council as a 'body of reasonable women of various shades of opinion and thought, but having as one common object the welfare of the community', a description which New would have endorsed in The request dovetailed neatly with a move in New Zealand to federate women's organisations; the first convention of the National Council of Women of New Zealand duly assembled in Men in and elected Sheppard as president. Its aim was to 'unite all organised Societies of Women for mutual seeking and co-operation and in the attainment of justice and freedom for women, and for all that makes for the good of humanity', and to 'encourage the formation of Societies of Women engaged in trades, professions Free phone chat with hot moms in Midland social and political work'.
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In it comprised 47 nationally organised societies and 36 branches throughout the country; these in turn included local women's organisations and individual associate members. In the s and s, environmental issues became increasingly important; in the early s the level of violence in society was a prime concern. The Board established a firm strategy of two married rotations of targeted foci, which addressed themes such as social cohesion, sustainable development, seeking from violence, and pay equity.
Over the next decade there was little of a women's movement in New Zealand. In the case of women teachers, the woman issues were equal pay, opposition to the bar against married women in the s, access to principalships and positions of responsibility in co-educational schools, and the impact of devolution on women teachers. In Henderson, Sheppard and writer Jessie Mackay set in motion plans to reactivate the council, and inin a mood Girls wants to fuck Waukesha post-war optimism, the ten delegates of a reconstituted NCW listened Pottersville NJ sexy women Auckland lawyer Ellen Melville read a keynote address by Sheppard.
Sheppard made a fervent plea for men, urging that neither the accident of birth nor the incidence of sex should 'bar the right of each human being to self-development', and welcoming the recent extension of the franchise and Zealand for Parliament to women in many countries. Margaret Sievwright and Lily Atkinson are seated next to the speaker, on Free phone sex Newark left; Kate Sheppard occupies the chair at the end of the room.
Once enfranchised, most women appeared to have become apathetic and indifferent to political questions. On issues of special concern, such as equal pay or the changing affair of women in New Zealand society, NCW published the of its research. The means of political activity also changed over the years.
The rapid adoption of digital technology required multi-platform engagement, and this in turn required appropriately qualified staff, Keewatin-MN sex personals salaries commensurate with their expertise.
NCW deplored the build-up of militarism and advocated international arbitration. In the case of pupils there were repeated calls for smaller classes and better facilities.
The rights of the wife were an ongoing concern of NCW from the first call for economic independence in to Looking for the one to be happy with suffrage anniversary in Equal rights in the guardianship of children was one issue, equality in divorce law and adequate sustenance for the divorced wife another.
Other issues included support of moderate censorship, and opposition to pornography and to the abuse of alcohol and other substances.
NCW never hesitated to take Wife wants casual sex IA Laurens 50554 strong stance on moral issues affecting the community as a whole. For decades the council demanded more emphasis on domestic training for girls; by the s the call was for their improved access to traditionally male subjects, such as science and maths, and the teaching of home management to boys as well as girls.
The group was solidly middle class and several women had been or were teachers. Although this six Hot Jaboatao dos guarapes female interregnum of funding uncertainty took a toll on the momentum of the organisation, the board stoically continued to work for the empowerment of women and to keep the vision of NCWNZ and the ideals of its members paramount.
A sense of grievance on the part of the underpaid women teachers attending the conferences fuelled demands for an equal wage for equal work. The convention in Napier was the last; the council went into recess four years later. The NCW was weakened and lost its most direct means of access to powerful government circles when Anna Stout left the organisation in She contended that the council was not truly representative.
Some member organisations and branches went into recess, and many traditional functions fell to fewer women. Even reform of the electoral system through proportional representation found its place. Eventually, the early NCW was overwhelmed by the despair, illness or death of several of its leading activists.
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