Story: Newlands, Mabel Annie

Ann Newlands

Ann Newlands

Ann Newlands (the woman at left) and Marga Klompe from the Netherlands explain human rights to French children at the United Nations meeting in Paris in 1948. That year Newlands was one of the New Zealand delegates to the UN negotiations that resulted in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. She later described this period as the highlight of her public life as a Labour Party activist and community leader.

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Megan Hutching. 'Newlands, Mabel Annie', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5n5/newlands-mabel-annie (accessed 4 June 2020)