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Pan American Scientific Congress. Women's Auxiliary Committee The Women’s Auxiliary Committee met alongside the Second Pan American Scientific Congress in Washington, D.C., December 1915 to January 1916. The Committee was created and supported by the congress to coordinate t... The Women’s Auxiliary Committee met alongside the Second Pan American Scientific Congress in Washington, D.C., December 1915 to January 1916. The Committee was created and supported by the congress to coordinate the interests of women and children in the Western hemisphere. The Second Pan American Conference of Women met during the Third Pan American Scientific Congress in Lima, December 1924-January 1925. Show more Show less 1915 2 2
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
Peace and Disarmament Committee of the Women's International Organisations The Peace and Disarmament Committee of the Women's International Organizations (PDCWIO) originated in 1931 as the disarmament committee for the Liaison Committee of Women's International Organizations (LCWIO). The C... The Peace and Disarmament Committee of the Women's International Organizations (PDCWIO) originated in 1931 as the disarmament committee for the Liaison Committee of Women's International Organizations (LCWIO). The Committee acted as a clearinghouse of information in Geneva for many women's organizations during the League of Nations Disarmament Conference in 1932-1934. In 1935, the PDCWIO took its new name and separated from the Liaison Committee. Mary Dingman served as president from 1931-1939, and the organization dissolved during World War II. Women and Social Movements International includes reports of the work of the Committee in English and French over the course of its active work. Show more Show less 1931 125 119 5
Presbyterian Church of the USA. Board of Foreign Missions The Board of Missions coordinated the missionary work of various presbyteries beginning in 1816, taking over the work of an earlier Standing Committee on Mission of the Presbyterian Church. It sought to spread the G... The Board of Missions coordinated the missionary work of various presbyteries beginning in 1816, taking over the work of an earlier Standing Committee on Mission of the Presbyterian Church. It sought to spread the Gospel both within the United States and internationally. Missions were founded in Latin America, the Middle East and the Far East, as well as within the United States. Presbyterian mission work included the organizing of schools, hospitals, and orphanages as well as churches. Show more Show less 2