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Telephone: 4255 Regent. Telegrams: Vocorajto. International Woman Suffrage Alliance. AFFILIATED ASSOCIATIONS IN: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Egypt,
Telephone: 4255 Regent. Telegrams: Vocorajto. International Woman Suffrage Alliance. AFFILIATED ASSOCIATIONS IN: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Egypt, , France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Iceland, India, , Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jugo-Slavia, Lithuania, Newfoundland, New , Norway, Palestine, Poland, Roumania, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, , United States, and Uruguay.
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Telephone: 4255 Regent. Telegrams: Vocorajto. International Woman Suffrage Alliance. AFFILIATED ASSOCIATIONS IN: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jugo-Slavia, Lithuania, Newfoundland, New Zealand, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Roumania, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United States, and Uruguay. OBJECT: To secure enfranchisement for the women of all nations by the promotion of women suffrage and all such other reforms as are necessary to establish a real equality of liberties, status, and opportunities between men and women; and to educate women for their task as citizens, and to further their influence in public life. EXECUTIVE BOARD OF OFFICERS: Honorary President and Founder: CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT, 171 Madison Avenue, New York, U.S.A. President: MARGERY CORBETT ASHBY, 33 Upper Richmond Road, London, S.W. 15, England. 1st Vice-President: ANNA LINDEMANN, Wolfgang Muller-str. 20, Koln, Marienburg, Germany. 2nd Vice-President: PAULINA LUISI, M.D., Paraguay 1286, Montevideo, Uruguay. 3rd Vice-President: MARGHERITA ANCONA, 8 Via Morigi, Milano, Italy. 4th Vice-President: CORNELIA B. PINCHOT, Executive Mansion, Harrisburg, Pa., U.S.A. Treasurer: FRANCES M. STERLING, Homewood, Hartfield, Sussex, England. Corresponding Secretary: EMILIE GOURD, Pregny, Geneva, Switzerland. Rec. Secretary: AVRA THEODOROPOULOS, 11a Rue Deligeorgi, Athens, Greece. ADELE SCHREIBER-KRIEGER, Ahornalle 50, Charlottenburg, Berlin, German. JULIA ARENHOLT, 23 St. Kongensgade, Copenhagen K, Denmark. GERMAINE MALATERRE SELLIER, 1 Place St. Sulpiece, Paris 6, France. Official Monthly Organ (Annual Subscription, 6s.): THE INTERNATIONAL WOMAN SUFFRAGE NEWS. (Jus Suffragii.) Headquarters: 11 ADAM STREET, ADELPHI, LONDON, W.C.2, ENGLAND, Headquarters Secretary and Editor: KATHERINE BOMPAS. Call to the Tenth Congress of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance, Paris, May 30-June 6, 1926 The International Woman Suffrage Alliance calls upon its thirty-six national Auxiliaries and upon the seven new societies either provisionally affiliated or applying for affiliation, to send to its Tenth International Congress to be held in Paris from May 28 to 30, 1926, the full quota of fully accredited delegates. It also calls upon all women's societies, both national and international, which support the object of the Alliance, to send fraternal delegates to the Congress, and promises a most cordial welcome to all individual friends and supporters of the women's movement in all countries who may wish to be present at our deliberations. Since our last Congress in Rome in 1928, it may seem that the wheel of progress has been turning more slowly than in former years. We have, however, to record an important victory in Newfoundland, where the long struggle of the women has been crowned with success, a suffrage measure having been passed giving women the right to vote though not on absolutely the same terms as men. In India also three more Provinces have enfranchised their women, the United Provinces, Assam, and Bengal; as have also the Native States of Cochin and Mysore. Elsewhere a great step forward towards the emancipation of women has been accomplished by the grant of the municipal vote, already in sight in Italy and Greece, and actually in operation in Spain. In France a suffrage bill is under discussion and there is good hope that the women of France will also shortly have a victory to celebrate. In other fields covered by our programme, women are steadily advancing; consolidating their gains in the professions; reforming laws which have for centuries perpetuated injustices towards women; ceaselessly stating the women's claim to economic equality; and making their weight felt in the political life of their countries in every direction. May we not then claim when calling our Tenth Congress that, if the flood of spectacular victories has somewhat abated, the rising tide is with the women of the world, and no obstacle can for long stem their progress towards that equality of freedom and opportunity which is the vital principle of the