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Constitution of the Women's Non-Party Political Association:
aims and objectives —1909

The objects of the Association shall be to educate citizens to appreciate the value of non-party political and industrial action, and to protect the interests of women and children and the home under municipal, state and national government.

  1. Equal federal marriage and divorce laws

  2. Equal parental rights over children

  3. Equal pay for equal work

  4. Pure food and pure milk supply

  5. Educational reform

  6. Protection of boys and girls to the age of 21 against the vicious and depraved

  7. Appointment of a special children's magistracy to be comprised of both men and women

  8. Stringent legislation to protect child wage earners Appointment of women as police matrons, sanitary inspectors of state schools, truant offices, inspectors of all state institutions where women and children are immured, members of Municipal and District Councils, women jurors, women Justices of the Peace

  9. Reform of the liquor traffic

  10. Cessation of borrowing except for productive works

  11. International women's suffrage

  12. International peace and arbitration

  13. Proportional representation

  14. Prevention of cruelty to animals


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