Lynda Van Scoyoc Women's Feminist Papers Collection 1970-2001
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The latter half of the twentieth century has seen vast changes for women both socially and politically. While the development of women's political caucuses played a large role, the change in women's rights would not have come about without the efforts of the women who participated in these organizations. Locally, Lynda Van Scoyoc was one of those many women's rights advocates, having worked to establish womens' voices in the world of politics for three decades. Lynda Van...
The National Women's Political Caucus was formed in 1971 as a multiparty organization seeking to gain an equal voice and place for women in the political process at the local, state and national levels. The caucus and its state affiliates support women candidates for elective and appointive offices and seek to ensure that women hold policy-making positions in political parties. They have lobbied in state legislatures for the Equal Rights Amendment, women's reproductive rights, and other measures...