Entuzjastki

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Entuzjastki
Polish: Entuzjastki
Formation1830
Extinction1850
PurposeSupport women's rights
Official language
Polish

Entuzjastki was a Polish women's organisation, counted as the first women's organisation in Poland. It was a progressive association founded in 1830 by a group of women intellectuals in favor of equal rights between men and women. It encouraged the independence of women and regarded education, professional life and the economic independence this gave as the means to achieve this.

The organisation was centered around Narcyza Żmichowska. Among its members where Emilia Gosselin, Wiktoria Lewińska, Zofia Mielęcka-Węgierska, Bibianna Moraczewska, Faustyna Morzycka, Kryspina Siewielińska-Stelmowska, Anna z Sokołowskich Skimborowiczowa, Wincenta Zabłocka, Paulina Zbyszewska and Kazimiera Ziemięcka.

References[edit]

  • Aneta Górnicka-Boratyńska: Chcemy całego życia. Antologia polskich tekstów feministycznych z lat 1870-1939. Warszawa: 1999.