Răspuns Doamnei Pia Alimănișteanu

Răspuns Doamnei Pia Alimănișteanu

written by Alexandrina Cantacuzino, 1876-1944, in Cantacuzino Family Collection, of Romania. National Archives (folder 144, vol.1, files 86-97) (Bucharest, Bucharest County) (1931) , 12 page(s)

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Title: Answer to Mrs. Pia Alimănișteanu. Description: Manuscript without date, probably from 1931, of a public letter written by Alexandrina Cantacuzino as response to the criticism brought to her by Pia Alimănișteanu. Pia Alimănișteanu was a feminist, member of the Association for the Civil and Political Emancipation of Romanian Women and of the National Liberal Party. In 1931, she publicly criticized Alexandrina Cantacuzino for exhibiting a politically neutral attitude while supporting political parties and for her commitment to “a feminism that did not bring any results”. In her answer to this criticism, Cantacuzino passionately defended her political stand in supporting women’s emancipation: “We have never ceased to wage our fight on these bases and, at the same time, to ask for civil and political rights for women. We do not want to get involved in the whirlpool of passions that transformed politics into a profitable profession instead of missionary work, and whose members [politicians] are predominantly against women’s rights.” Keywords: Alexandrina, Cantacuzino, feminism, nationalism, politics, suffrage, women’s emancipation
Field of Interest
Women and Social Movements
Author
Alexandrina Cantacuzino, 1876-1944
Collection
Women and Social Movements, Modern Empires Since 1820
Content Type
Letter
Duration
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Format
Text
Page Count
12
Subject
Women and Social Movements, History, Women and Social Reform, Women and Politics, Women and Rights, Rumania, Romênia, Alexandrina Cantacuzino, 1876-1944, Romania, Pia Alimănișteanu, fl. 1931, Political and Human Rights, Social Reform and Political Activism, Social and Cultural Rights, Political Parties and Other Male Dominated Organizations, Suffrage, Equal Rights for Women, Romanians, 20th Century in World History (1914--2000)
Topic
Social and Cultural Rights, Political Parties and Other Male Dominated Organizations, Suffrage, Equal Rights for Women
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Rumania, Romênia

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