Pamphlet : The governing board of the American Institute of International Law approves Equal Rights and names Doris Stevens first woman member, Session 29-31 October 1931. Washington, D.C. Pan American Union. 1931

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Title

Pamphlet : The governing board of the American Institute of International Law approves Equal Rights and names Doris Stevens first woman member, Session 29-31 October 1931. Washington, D.C. Pan American Union. 1931

Description

Report from the Inter American Commission of Women session, held from October 29 to October 31st in Washington, D.C. where Doris Stevens was named the first woman member of the American Institute of International Law.

Doris Stevens was a suffragist and a paid organizer for the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, later the National Woman's Party. After women won the right to vote in 1920, she continued working with the NWP for the Equal Rights Amendment. From 1928 to 1939, Doris Stevens served as chair of the Inter-American Commission of Women, an advisory group created by the Pan American Union (later the Organization of American States).

Date

1931

Subject

American Institute of International Law
Equal rights amendments
Inter-American Commission of Women
Lee, Muna, 1895-1965
National Woman's Party
Pan American Union
Stevens, Doris, 1888-1963

Creator

Inter-American Commission of Women

Pan American Union

Publisher

Washington, D.C. : Pan American Union

Format

8 p.

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1931.01

Original Format

Pamphlets

Physical Dimensions

15 x 23 cm.

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