|College of The Bahamas honours Bahamian women’s suffrage movement March 6th-9th, 2012|
|Sunday, 26 February 2012 14:55|
NASSAU, Bahamas -- As 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the Women's Suffrage Movement in The Bahamas, The College of The Bahamas in conjunction with the Bureau of Women's Affairs, Ministry of Labour and Social Development will co-host a special symposium under the theme "Commemorating the Past, Reflecting on the Present, Envisioning the Future: 1962 and Beyond" from Tuesday, March 6th to Friday, March 9th, 2012 at The Performing Arts Centre, College of The Bahamas.
All sessions are FREE and open to the public and all schools.
Photo: Major historical female figures from the Suffrage Movement: (clockwise from top left) Mabel Walker, Mary Ingraham, Eugenia Lockhart, Dame Dr. Doris Johnson and Georgiana Symonette.
Click HERE to read an article by Sonia Farmer of The Guardian on documentary on Suffrage's 50th anniversary.See poster below:
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