Aletta Jacobs

Standard Name: Jacobs, Aletta


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Friends, Associates Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Her travels enabled her to meet [w]omen from all over the world, fine women, thoughtful progressive women!
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. The Living of Charlotte Perkins Gilman. An Autobiography. Lane, Ann J.Editor , University of Wisconsin Press, 1990.
They included Jane Addams , Mona Caird , Marie Stritt (who translated Women and Economics into German),...
politics Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
The notion of an International Women's Peace Congress grew out of both the Women's Peace Party and the idea touted by Dutch suffragist Aletta Jacobs of bringing European women together. She wanted international discussion among...


Dutch physician Aletta Jacobs opened the world's first contraceptive clinic in Amsterdam.
15-21 June 1913
The Congress of the International Women's Suffrage Alliance was held at Budapest in Hungary.
28 April-1 May 1915
At the International Women's Peace Congress in The Hague, thirteen hundred women delegates from twelve countries founded the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace ; it became the Women's International League for Peace...