#Women4Multilateralism is a project initiated by the Delegation of
the European Union and the Permanent Mission of Gabon in Geneva

#Women4Multilateralism is a project initiated by the Delegation of the European Union and the Permanent Mission of Gabon in Geneva

Edith Cowan

Australia

Australia’s first ever female member of parliament and a fierce women’s rights activist

Edith Cowan from Australia implemented a legislation which allowed women to pursue a career in a legal profession. She further promoted migrant welfare, sex education in schools as well as equality of mothers and fathers.

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