Gezina van der Molen

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Gezina Hermina Johanna van der Molen (Baflo, 20 January 1892 - Aerdenhout, 9 October 1978) was a Dutch legal scholar and resistance fighter during the Second World War.[1] [2] [3]From 1924 to 1929, she studied law at the Free University of Amsterdam, as the first female student at that faculty and was also the first woman to obtain a doctor's degree at the VU.[4] She dealt with numerous issues: the rights of women, apartheid in South Africa, the United Nations, the South Moluccas and New Guinea.


  1. ^ "Molen, Gezina Hermina Johanna van der (1892-1978)". 2013.
  2. ^ Jennifer L. Foray. Visions of Empire in the Nazi-Occupied Netherlands. Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  3. ^ Marcel Poorthuis, Joshua Jay Schwartz, Joseph Turner. Interaction Between Judaism and Christianity in History, Religion, Art, and Literature. BRILL, 2009.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ G. J. van Klinken. Strijdbaar en omstreden. Een biografie van de calvinistische verzetsvrouw Gezina van der Molen. (Amsterdam, 2006).