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Pan Pacific and Southeast Asia Women's Association The Pan Pacific Women’s Association (later, the Pan Pacific and South East Asia Women’s Association(PPSEAWA)) held its first conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1928. The aims of the organization are to promote p... The Pan Pacific Women’s Association (later, the Pan Pacific and South East Asia Women’s Association(PPSEAWA)) held its first conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1928. The aims of the organization are to promote peace and cooperation among the peoples in the Pacific region, and it focuses particularly on issues concerning the status of women and children. The PPSEAWA works to solve problems concerning women and children, addresses concerns with family and child welfare, and supports education and skills training in addition to fundraising for areas of interest to the organization. Today, the PPSEAWA includes 19 national organizations, many with local chapters. The PPSEAWA held its 24th International Conference in May 2010. This digital archive includes proceedings from the organization’s conferences as well as manuscript material from the Sophia Smith Collection and the Schlesinger Library. Show more Show less 1928 35 76
Women's Peace Congress/International Congress of Women :Hague, Netherlands Initiated by the Woman’s Peace Party (U.S.), the International Congress of Women at The Hague was chaired by Jane Addams. Over 1,000 women attended the Congress to protest World War I and work toward a mediated en... Initiated by the Woman’s Peace Party (U.S.), the International Congress of Women at The Hague was chaired by Jane Addams. Over 1,000 women attended the Congress to protest World War I and work toward a mediated end to the conflict. The Congress created the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace (ICWPP), which sponsored the 1919 Second International Congress of Women in Zurich and founded the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). WASMI includes the proceedings of the 1915 Hague and 1919 Zurich Congresses as well as related documents of those attending the meetings, including Jane Addams, Emily Greene Balch, Aletta Jacobs, and Chrystal Macmillan. Show more Show less 1915 8