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Abortion law reform - pro-choice march

Pro-choice march, Wellington, New Zealand
Pro-choice march, Wellington, New Zealand 1973, Photograph by and courtesy of The Evening Post (Evening Post Collection, EP/1973/4154/19A-F)

This pro-choice march, which protested against New Zealand's abortion laws, was organised by the Women's National Abortion Action Campaign. Pro-choice campaigners insisted that women should have the right to terminate a pregnancy safely and legally.

The march took place in 1973, on the 80th anniversary of the historic day when New Zealand women gained the right to vote.



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