Recent Event Highlights: 50th anniversary of the 1956 anti- pass campaign in South Africa, The Equal Opportunity Law in Japan, First Black woman as Vice Chancellor of UCT, Right to vote in South Africa for black women., Friends Service Council Nepal, Frst Muslim female prime minister, and 13 more...
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Last updated: 04/19/11 at 10:35 AM
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Monarchy System was abolished.
Women across the country celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1956 anti- pass campaign.
In Japan, The Equal Opportunity law was put into force until 1999.
People's war [People's Movement (April 2006)]
Mamphela Ramphele is appointed Vice Chancellor of UCT. She becomes the first Black and woman to hold such a position in South Africa
Black women were given the right to vote and stand in elections
FSCN is a non-profit making national level, non-government organization working in socio economic development and human rights in Nepal.
Oly 22% of women in Pakistan are literate.
Nepal ended the patriarchal society.
Frst female prime minister, Benazir Bhutto.
The Equal Opportunity Law passed to eliminate inequalities between Japanese men and women.
The United Women's Organization is formed. This became instrumental in the formation of the United Democratic Front (UDF) in 1984.
Increase in women's movements in Brazil.
Only 25% of women in Pakistan are literate.
Asma Jahangir and Hina Jilani form the first law firm established by women in Pakistan. Also formed WAF (Women’s Action Forum) the same year
Women in labor force increased.
Women are seen equal to men in government.
The number of economically active women in South Africa is at 15.5%
Federation of South African Women (FEDSAW) is formed and the formation brings together women from the ANC, the South African Indian Congress, the Trade unions and self-help groups
Five articles about Japanese women were included in the new constitution and the Occupation Policy.
Japanese women were given the right to vote.
The Muslim Personal Law gave back certain rights to women; example: inheritance of property.
The National Council for African Women is founded at the All African Convention with Charlotte Maxeke as president. This organization is concerned with the welfare of women and members are usually teachers and nurses
Acces to school and employment for women.
Women were given the right to vote.
White women in South Africa were given the right to vote and stand in elections
November, Mary Fitzgerald is the first female City Councilor in Johannesburg
Only 4 in 1,000 Muslim females were literate.
Charlotte Maxeke, formerly a Kimberley schoolteacher, becomes the first South African Black woman to receive a Bachelor's degree
Public Elementary Education for men and women since 1872 in Japan.
Caste laws were farther articulated in the National code of 1854.