Story: Women’s labour organisations

Tea towel fundraiser (1st of 2)

Tea towel fundraiser

Campaigning cost money. The Coalition for Equal Value Equal Pay was supported by unions and women’s groups, and by the time and labour of its members. Part of that work was fundraising. Tea towels decorated with this cartoon were sold to fund the pay-equity campaign, and used in kitchens across the country.

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Private collection, Fran McGowan

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Megan Cook, 'Women’s labour organisations - Equal pay and pay equity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/26380/tea-towel-fundraiser (accessed 27 May 2017)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 May 2011