Kōrero: Women’s health

Women's health lectures

Women's health lectures

Lectures given on women’s health, often by female doctors trained overseas, were well attended in the 1890s, when interest in ‘rational’ dress and involvement in women’s sport was growing. The report here (from the North Otago Times) gives a brief description of a series of lectures given in Ōamaru by Dr Emily B. Ryder in June, 1896. At least some of Dr Ryder's lectures were for women only.

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: 4 June 1896, p. 3

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Megan Cook, 'Women’s health - Women’s health activism, 1840 to 1940s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/31480/womens-health-lectures (accessed 24 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Megan Cook, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011