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Salient. Newspaper of the Victoria University Students' Association. Vol 42 No. 8. April 23 1979


Drawing of four women of different ages

For three days, three thousand women [unclear: et], talked and worked together at the [unclear: lited] Women's Convention held over [unclear: ster] in Hamilton. The Convention was [unclear: sed] on five themes: Communications; [unclear: ititutions] of Power; Women and Health; [unclear: jmen] as Chattels; and The Women's [unclear: nement]. Around these themes work[unclear: ups] were conducted. These workshops [unclear: iged] from more structured presentations films/videos or papers to informal [unclear: disssions.]

Twenty five women from Victoria [unclear: Unrsity] attended the convention.

While the convention proper did not [unclear: rt] until Saturday, there was a social [unclear: ning] on Friday night; a wine and [unclear: ese] and an opportunity to meet and [unclear: ke] friends, and have a look at some of many displays. There was also an all [unclear: men] disco. Sisterhood reigned supreme [unclear: it] night.