Badge - Women Against Nuclear Energy, place unknown, 1970s-1980s Object Reg. No: SH 870588

'Women against nuclear energy' protest badge, also known as a button. The involvement of women's groups in the area of nuclear energy protest continues throughout the world, particularly in Germany and the former Soviet Union.
This is a large badge with a red nuclear symbol on a yellow background. Over the nuclear symbol is the symbol of the female sex in black. In the centre of the badge is a black, clenched fist. On the upper half, encircling the perimeter, is black text. The badge has a pin on its back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Nic Maclellan, 1987
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 44 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Re-measured 2.10.08

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Tagged with: anti-nuclear protests, feminism, nuclear disarmament, peace issues, political protests, protest movements, women s role
Themes this item is part of: Nuclear Disarmament, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Anti Nuclear
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Printed obverse: WOMEN AGAINST NUCLEAR ENERGY
Date Used: 1970s-1980s

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