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Protest against the Dutch Legislation

Category:IFBPW
Sub-Category: GENERAL
Resolution Number:500.10.10
Club:IFBPW Board Meeting, Finland, 1949
Province:International
Year:1950
Status:Resolved
Reaffirmed:
Comments:

We, the members of the Board of Directors of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women assembled at Helsinki, Finland June 11, 1949,HEREBY PROTEST against the Dutch legislation regarding married women officials, which requires all married women officials to be discharged as from January, 1950, after which no married women will be admitted as officials;We consider that such legislation is contrary to Article 2 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states that there shall be no discrimination against any persons by reason of sex and other status; andWE URGE THAT this Dutch legislation regarding married women officials should be brought into accordance with Article 2 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.Copy of Resolution to be sent to Government of Holland. Copy of Resolution to sent to IFBPW forthwith.

 

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Article ID: 767