Story: Conscription, conscientious objection and pacifism

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1916

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1916

The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, formed in the US in 1915, opened a New Zealand branch the following year. This 1916 photo shows founding members of the league in Auckland, together with British suffragette and peace campaigner Adela Pankhurst. Pictured are (from left) unidentified, Mrs Marcus Jones, Mrs L. M. Piper, unidentified, Pankhurst, unidentified, Mrs D'Arcy Hamilton, Miss Elizabeth Martin, unidentified.

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Mark Derby, 'Conscription, conscientious objection and pacifism - Pacifism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/35697/womens-international-league-for-peace-and-freedom-1916 (accessed 7 July 2020)

Story by Mark Derby, published 20 Jun 2012