Story: Men and women in the city

‘Reclaim the night’ poster (1st of 3)

‘Reclaim the night’ poster

In the 1970s feminists began ‘reclaim the night’ marches demanding that city streets be made safer for women. This poster advertises a Wellington march in 1979.

Courtesy of Wellington Rape Crisis

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-C-WOMEN-1979-04

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How to cite this page:

Caroline Daley, 'Men and women in the city - Nights, sex and love', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/24615/reclaim-the-night-poster (accessed 17 June 2024)

Story by Caroline Daley, published 11 Mar 2010