The First Feminist Congress in Mexico, 1916

@article{Foppa1979TheFF,
  title={The First Feminist Congress in Mexico, 1916},
  author={Alaide Foppa and Helene F. de Aguilar},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  year={1979},
  volume={5},
  pages={192 - 199}
}
The feminist movement started late in Mexico. Nothing similar to what occurred in the United States and in Europe during the nineteenth century had happened here; not even the language of the feminists was familiar to Mexican women at the turn of the century. It is therefore extraordinary that there should have arisen, in 1915, in a provincial city, the initiative for a feminist assembly; it is still more striking that this meeting should have met with success, leaving seeds which gave no… 
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