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Democratic Women's League of Germany
Demokratischer Frauenbund Deutschlands
The Democratic Women's League of Germany (German Demokratischer Frauenbund Deutschlands, or DFD) was the mass women's organisation in East Germany.
It was established in March 1947 and had the following official aims:
- Removal of fascist ideas
- Education for women
- Equal rights
- Fair social living conditions
- Education of children in the spirit of humanism and peace
- Co-operation with the international women's movement
It was one of the members of the National Front and sent representatives to the Volkskammer. In 1988, membership was 1.5 million.
Chairwomen of the Democratic Women's League of Germany
- ^ Dirk Jurich, Staatssozialismus und gesellschaftliche Differenzierung: eine empirische Studie, p.32. LIT Verlag Münster, 2006, ISBN 3825898938