In 1985 Sonja Davies was a vice-president of the Federation of Labour. She was the first woman to be elected to this position – a personal triumph, given her many years of advocating equal rights for women. Listen to her discuss her views on the value of women’s work in the home in 1990.
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Sound file from Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, Radio New Zealand Collection. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision (Morning Report. 1990-09-19. Women’s suffrage, 97th anniversary of the vote/Reference number MR900919).