A 20,000 strong union of women protest price controls in NigeriaVote
Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti founds the Women’s Union of Abeokuta, whose membership was over 20,000 and provided workshops for illiterate women.
Author and women's rights activist publishes 'And They Didn’t Die' in South AfricaVote
Activist and author Lauretta Ngcobo publishes 'And They Didn’t Die', which tells the story of a rural women struggling to maintain their homes, dignity and livelihoods while their husbands leave ho
Cambodia launches one of the first organisations dedicated to sex worker rightsVote
Women's Network for Unity is formed to support sex workers to organise and form networks to advocate for greater access to social services, and freedom from violence and discrimination.
Cathy Freeman becomes the first Indigenous woman to win a gold medalVote
At the 1990 Commonwealth Games, 16-year-old Cathy Freeman becomes the first indigenous Australian woman to win a gold medal in an international sporting event, coming first in the 400m Sprint
Egypt makes primary education compulsory for girlsVote
The Egyptian Feminist Union, an offshoot of a series of lecturers held by Huda Sha’arawi, starts campaigning for girl's rights to an education.
Family Court grants young trans people access to hormone treatmentVote
The Australian Family Court rules that young people experiencing gender dysphoria can legally able to undergo hormone treatment.