International Conference

21st International Conference, Istanbul 1969

Women are hardly mentioned, and then only as victims. Girls are not mentioned, nor are ladies. “Lady” is mentioned many times – but only because Lady Limerick was a Vice President of the Conference and Chair of the Standing Commission[i].

[i] XXIst International conference of the Red Cross, Istanbul, September 6-13, 1969: report; [Geneva : ICRC : League], 1969; the electronic version may be found at

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30-odd years with the Movement - National Society, International Federation and Standing Commission, for some reason never ICRC.
Presently a free spirit and attached to Sandefjord Red Cross

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