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Women's Electoral Lobby

Women's Electoral Lobby

Members of the Women's Electoral Lobby (WEL) present Social Welfare Minister Norman King with a 1975 survey of the elderly. WEL was created to lobby for greater participation in politics by women and to get politicians to take more account of women's issues.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1975/2168/5

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Raymond Miller, 'Interest groups - Aims and functions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)

Story by Raymond Miller, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Apr 2020