anna stout

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Anna Paterson Stout


  • 29 Sep 185810 May 1931

Anna Stout was dedicated to the advancement of women, championing calls for equal political, legal, social and educational rights. She was particularly concerned for the education of Maori women.

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Events In History

  • 13 April 1896
    National Council of Women formed

    Three years after New Zealand became the first self-governing country in which all women could vote, representatives of 11 women’s groups met in Christchurch’s Provincial Council Buildings to form the National Council of Women (NCW). Read more...

  • Main image: Anna Stout

    Anna Stout worked tirelessly in New Zealand and Britain for women’s rights.