1947 - First Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

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    The 15 original members of the Commission on the Status of Women were:

    Graciela Morales F. de Echeverria, Costa Rica (pictured above)
    Jessie Mary Grey Street, Australia
    Evdokia Uralova, Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic
    Way Sung New, People's Republic of China
    Bodil Begtrup, Denmark
    Marie Helene Lefaucheux, France
    Sara Basterrechea Ramirez, Guatemala
    Shareefah Hamid Ali, India
    Amalia C de Castillo Ledon, Mexico
    Alice Kandalft Cosma, Syria
    Mihri Pektas, Turkey
    Elizavieta Alekseevna Popova, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
    Mary Sutherland, United Kingdom
    Dorothy Kenyon, USA
    Isabel de Urdaneta, Venezuela

    In this picture:
    Graciela Morales F. de Echeverria, representative of Costa Rica on the Commission on the Status of Women of the United Nations Economic and Social Council, at the fifth meeting.

    Photo Date: February 12th, 1947

    Photo Credit: UN Photo

    Photo Number (NICA): 292345

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