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Women and equality

How did significant movements contribute towards women’s equality as citizens?

Front cover unit of work

Curriculum areas: Australian history, Indigenous culture & history

Years: 6–12

Key curriculum links: Time, Continuity and Change; Culture and Identity

This unit of work examines significant movements that have contributed to women's equality as citizens during the twentieth century including female suffrage, Indigenous rights (especially in relation to women), equal employment and the feminist movement. The unit also examines more recent issues such as the call for paid maternity leave.