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Badge - Women who Strive to be Equal With Men Lack Ambition, Australia, 1970s Object Reg. No: HT 779

Summary:
Badge, made by Patrick Brothers, with the popular early 1970's Women's Movement slogan 'Women who Strive to be Equal with Men Lack Ambition'. The slogan infers that there is more to women's rights and equality than becoming equal to men. Some in the women's movement argued that a woman's uniqueness, rather than her similarity to men, should be acknowledged.
Description:
Round plastic coated badge. It has a white background with green text and green edging. A pin is attached to the back of the badge.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Department of Education Education History Unit, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 44 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Measured 2.10.08

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Tagged with: women s liberation, political protests
Themes this item is part of: The Women's Movement, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Gender Politics
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Text printed obverse: Women who/ strive to be equal/ with men lack/ ambition
Manufacturer: Patrick Bros., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970s
Place & Date Made: Australia, 1970s

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