Kōrero: Cartooning

Sharon Alston on rape, 1976

Sharon Alston on rape, 1976

Sharon Alston's harrowing 1976 cartoon illustrates the trauma women experienced both from rape and the court proceedings in rape cases. The image was published in the feminist magazine Broadsheet. The 1970s saw the emergence of women cartoonists, while publications such as Broadsheet provided a forum for feminist perspectives to be aired.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: H-707-013
Cartoon by Sharon Alston

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ian F. Grant, 'Cartooning - Cartooning from 1950 – a changing society', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/41745/sharon-alston-on-rape-1976 (accessed 26 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Ian F. Grant, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014