Jessie Mary Grey STREET
Also known as: née Lillingston, Lady Street
Died: 02/07/1970Special Achievements:
First and only woman member of the Australian delegation at the 1945 founding conference of the United Nations in San Francisco, she had also founded the United Associations of Women in 1929 and worked throughout her life to improve the rights of women.Additional Information:
Passionate about rights of women, aborigines, workers and the poor.
1943-1946 - Organised The Women's Charter Conference.
Image - Jessie addressing delegates at the establishment of the United Nations Charter
Description: A picture taken in San Francisco of Jessie addressing her female delegate compatriots at the establishment of the United Nations Charter Date: 31 July 1945 Author: FelixFarley
Wikimedia Commons: File:Jessie Street 1944.jpg
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