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FAMILY ENDOWMENT

PLANS FOR CAMPAIGN

Plans to further the society's campaign for universal family allowances were made at a meeting of the provisional committee of the Family Endowment Society held yesterday. Mrs. R. C. Clark presided. A resolution was framed for submission to the general meeting to be held next Thursday, and the following statement of the aims and objects of the society was decided upon:— (1) To secure economic justice for women and children through the provision of universal children's allowances, sufficient to .cover the cost of the'basic physical needs of each child.

(2) To encourage the increase of population in New Zealand bv making possible earlier marriage and abolishing for all parents the present financial difficulties in "the way of rearing larger families. • The secretary, Mrs. Marie Griffin, reported on correspondence with Miss Eleanor Rathbone, M.P., chairman of the British Family Endowment Society.

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FAMILY ENDOWMENT, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 171, 21 July 1945

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FAMILY ENDOWMENT Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 171, 21 July 1945

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