Women's Democratic Action Centre

Women's Democratic Action Centre

Women's Democratic Action Centre (Finnish: Naisten demokraattinen toimintakeskus) was the women's wing of the leftist party Democratic Alternative (Deva) in Finland 1987-1990. The organisation emerged of a split in the Democratic Women's League of Finland (SNDL) in the spring of 1986, as six SNDL districts (Southern Saimaa, Helsinki, Joensuu, Lahti, Northern Häme and Uusimaa) sided with Deva. SNDL expelled its rebel districts in November 1986.[1]

The centre was founded in April 1987. The five chairwomen chosen at the founding congress were Marja-Liisa Löyttyjärvi, Leena Alanen, Anita Helenius, Eeva Kaukoluoto-Perä and Marja-Leena Mikkola. The organisation began publishing Naisten Lehti. In 1988, the centre also began publishing the Soviet Neuvostonainen in Finnish.[1]

The organisation was dissolved in 1990, as Deva dissolved itself and its members joined the Left Alliance.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Katainen, Elina. Akkain aherrusta aatteen hyväksi. Suomen naisten demokraattinen liitto 1944–1990 (KSL 1994), pp. 381-383.

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Democratic Action (Philippines) — Democratic Action Aksyon Demokratiko Leader Sonia Roco Chairman Sonia Roco President Jai …   Wikipedia

  • Democratic Alternative (Finland) — This article is about the Democratic Alternative of Finland. For other parties with the same name, see Democratic Alternative (disambiguation). Democratic Alternative (Finland) Finnish name Demokraattinen Vaihtoehto Founded April 12,… …   Wikipedia

  • Action démocratique du Québec — Leader Gérard Deltell President …   Wikipedia

  • Women's political rights in Bahrain — Women’s political rights have been a cornerstone of the political reforms initiated by King Hamad with for the first time women being given the right to vote and stand as candidates in national elections after the constitution was amended in 2002 …   Wikipedia

  • Women in Pakistan — The status of women in Pakistan varies considerably across classes, regions, and the rural/urban divide due to uneven socioeconomic development and the impact of tribal, feudal, and capitalist social formations on women s lives. The Pakistani… …   Wikipedia

  • Democratic Alliance (South Africa) — Democratic Alliance Leader Helen Zille Chairperson …   Wikipedia

  • Democratic Party of Virginia — Chairman Brian J. Moran House leader Ward Armstrong Minority leader, Kenneth R. Plum Caucus leader …   Wikipedia

  • Democratic Left Alliance — Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej Leader Leszek Miller (acting) …   Wikipedia

  • Democratic Society Party — Kurdish: Partiya Civaka Demokratîk Turkish: Demokratik Toplum Partisi Leader Ahmet Türk (Emine Ayna was co chair unofficially) at dissolution …   Wikipedia

  • Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace — (WLP) is an international non profit, non governmental organization that is dedicated to women s leadership and empowerment. In cooperation with 18 autonomous partner organizations in the Global South, particularly in Muslim majority societies,… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”