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Burrows, Maggie

Occupation
Political activist and Women's rights activist

Summary

Maggie Burrows commenced a law degree at Monash University, transfered to Arts and completed an honours degree in history in 1977. During this period she was active in student politics on the Public Affairs Committee, traveled to Thailand and collected Thai political posters. From 1976 her main interest was in the off-campus women's liberation movement. She participated in voluntary work at the Melbourne Rape Crisis Centre in 1976; from 1978-79 was employed at the Western Region Women's Refuge on issues such as domestic violence, public housing and tenancy law reform; 1979-81 Equal Access for Girls Project.

(Source: Historical Note University of Melbourne Archives)

Archival resources

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Burrows, Maggie, 1976 - 1981, 93/15; Burrows, Maggie; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Anne Heywood

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