"La conférence d'Amsterdam pour la paix"

written by Huda Sha'arawi, 1879-1947, in L'Egyptienne, Vol. 3 no. 33, December 1927, pp. 2-12 (Egyptienne, 1927), 12 page(s)

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Abstract / Summary
In this article, President Hoda Charaoui provides meeting minutes as well as post-meeting reflections on the November 1927 Amsterdam Peace Conference. In attendance were feminists and peace advocates from a variety of national contexts including organizing members of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance (IWSA) In the Conference’s opening session, Margery Corbett Ashby, the president of the IWSA, explained that the Alliance places the issue of peace on its agenda since it was women’s sacred duty to spread a spirit of peace and fraternity throughout the world. On the second day, the Conference focused on issues of arbitration and international security and, a day later, on the question of disarmament. In closing, President Charaoui, the Conference representative of the Egyptian Feminist Union, asks her audience to turn attention to questions of peace, justice, and fraternity in pursuit of their national and feminist goals. As an example, she argues that members must keep in mind that Egypt’s geographical position and its immediate proximity to the Suez Canal renders the nation vulnerable to foreign aggression.
Field of Interest
Women and Social Movements
Author
Huda Sha'arawi, 1879-1947
Publisher
L'Egyptienne
Collection
Women and Social Movements, International
Content Type
Periodical article
Duration
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Format
Text
Page Count
12
Publication Year
1927
Publisher
Egyptienne
Source Title
L'Egyptienne, Vol. 3 no. 33, December 1927, pp. 2-12
Subject
Women and Social Movements, History, Women and Social Reform, Transnational Women’s Movement, Mujer y Reforma Social, Mulher e Reforma Social, Movimiento de Mujeres Transnacional, Movimento Feminista Transnacional, Egyptian Feminist Union, Peace, International Governance, and International Law, Disarmament, International Peace
Topic
Disarmament, International Peace
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Mujer y Reforma Social, Mulher e Reforma Social, Movimiento de Mujeres Transnacional, Movimento Feminista Transnacional

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