The article below is based on a speech by veteran feminist activist Eva Cox to the March 12 Sydney International Women’s Day protest.
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I wore my 1973 T-shirt to the march today to remind myself of what we were hoping to do. It was printed by Canberra Women’s Liberation for the women who were short-listed for the first ever Prime Ministerial Women’s Adviser’s job with Gough Whitlam.
It has the clenched fist women’s symbol on the front and the word superwoman on the back.