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  • Gender dimension  Records on gender equality issues
Women's Student Record in Higher Education in Japan
Women's Student Record in Higher Education in Japan
In 1913 Tohuku University became the first co-educational university in Japan that admits male and female students. The University accepted four women applicants for the entrance examinations at a time when only male high school graduates could apply for admission. Three of these applicants were accepted as students at the university. The…
Nita Barrow Collection
Nita Barrow Collection
The Nita Barrow Collection documents the career of Dame Nita Barrow (1916-1995) who was an international advocate for gender equality and empowerment, anti-racism, poverty alleviation and healthcare education and improvement. It is a complete collection of Dame Nita’s personal working manuscripts, speeches, correspondence and personal collection of…
Aletta H. Jacobs Papers
Aletta H. Jacobs Papers
The Aletta Jacobs Papers offer a rare insight into the struggle for women’ s rights. They show how Aletta Jacobs used her position as a medical doctor to fight for women’ s social and political rights. They also highlight how transnational feminist networks worked together in the fight for suffrage, education, birth control, labour rights and…
1893 Women's Suffrage Petition 
1893 Women's Suffrage Petition 
The 1893 Women's Suffrage Petition – Te Petihana Whakamana Pōti Wahine, was signed by close to a quarter of the New Zealand female adult population. It led to legislation that resulted in New Zealand becoming the first self-governing nation where women gained the same right as men to vote in general elections. The petition inscribed on the New…
Archives and Manuscripts of Macau Kong Tac Lam Temple (1645–1980)
Archives and Manuscripts of Macau Kong Tac Lam Temple (1645–1980)
The documentary heritage of the Macau Kong Tac Lam Temple demonstrates the significant role the Temple played disseminating Buddhist teaching and ideology, advocating for social change and reforms and improving the social status of women. The Collection was started in 1925 and dates from the late Ming Dynasty to the mid-twentieth century. It…
term* : Right Truncation. The wildcard search: docu* would match docu, document, documents, documentary

*term : Left Truncation. The wildcard search: *man would match woman, human, man

*term* : A phrase is a group of words surrounded by double quotes such as *Gender Equality*

A&&B : Requires both terms on either side of the Boolean operator to be present for a match

color !blue : Requires that the following term not be present

 Search Result : 5 items found
  • Gender dimension  Records on gender equality issues
Women's Student Record in Higher Education in Japan
Women's Student Record in Higher Education in Japan
In 1913 Tohuku University became the first co-educational university in Japan that admits male and female students. The University accepted four women applicants for the entrance examinations at a time when only male high school graduates could apply…
Nita Barrow Collection
Nita Barrow Collection
The Nita Barrow Collection documents the career of Dame Nita Barrow (1916-1995) who was an international advocate for gender equality and empowerment, anti-racism, poverty alleviation and healthcare education and improvement. It is a complete…
Aletta H. Jacobs Papers
Aletta H. Jacobs Papers
The Aletta Jacobs Papers offer a rare insight into the struggle for women’ s rights. They show how Aletta Jacobs used her position as a medical doctor to fight for women’ s social and political rights. They also highlight how transnational feminist…
1893 Women's Suffrage Petition 
1893 Women's Suffrage Petition 
The 1893 Women's Suffrage Petition – Te Petihana Whakamana Pōti Wahine, was signed by close to a quarter of the New Zealand female adult population. It led to legislation that resulted in New Zealand becoming the first self-governing nation where…
Archives and Manuscripts of Macau Kong Tac Lam Temple (1645–1980)
Archives and Manuscripts of Macau Kong Tac Lam Temple (1645–1980)
The documentary heritage of the Macau Kong Tac Lam Temple demonstrates the significant role the Temple played disseminating Buddhist teaching and ideology, advocating for social change and reforms and improving the social status of women. The…