Finnish Women's Association

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The Finnish Women's Association[1][2] (Finnish: Suomen Naisyhdistys ry, Swedish: Finsk kvinnoförening) is a Finnish women's rights organisation.[3] It was founded in 1884, and is the oldest women's movement organisation in Finland. The organization was the publisher of a women's magazine, Koti ja Yhteiskunta (1889–1911), which was edited by Alexandra Gripenberg.[4] It is a member of the International Alliance of Women, that has general consultative status with the United Nations.



  1. ^ "Milestones of gender equality". Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare. Retrieved 2 April 2023.
  2. ^ Sulkunen, Irma. "The General Strike and women's suffrage". Äänioikeus. Retrieved 2 April 2023.
  3. ^ Aura Korppi-Tommola (toim.): Tavoitteena tasa-arvo. Suomen Naisyhdistys 125 vuotta. SKS, 2009. ISBN 978-952-222-110-0
  4. ^ Maija Töyry (2016). "Gender Contract and Localization in Early Women's Magazines in Finland Since 1782". Media History. 22 (1): 17–18. doi:10.1080/13688804.2015.1078229.

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