WOMEN: Rome

The Congress of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance opened at Rome. It is the largest that has ever been held, over 1,000 delegates " from all lands " having assembled. Signor Mussolini, opposed to feminism and woman suffrage in Italy, but appreciating advertising, provided Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt (President) with a guard of honor of Fascisti.

The Congress was preceded by a congress of the National Council of Italian Women, and by the congress of the International Alliance for Female Suffrage.

The present Congress desired, at the instance of the French and German...

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