Aletta Jacobs


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Dutch physician who opened the first birth control clinic in the world in Amsterdam (1854-1929)

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Dutch IWSA leader and WILPF founder Aletta Jacobs can be counted among the more sexually progressive members who recognized not only women's sexual nature but also the possibility of lesbianism.
25) "Will you kiss your dear friend, Miss Smith, for me and tell her that in sleepless nights and even in nice dreams I see her before me as a good angel," wrote Aletta Jacobs in 1915.
Yet Aletta Jacobs saw Anthony as Shaw's "secretary, friend, and housekeeper," since Shaw paid her a salary.
53) In the aftermath of this affair, Aletta Jacobs reported, disgustedly, to Rosika Schwimmer that "Dr.
Aletta Jacobs to Rosika Schwimmer [German], 16 Feb.
1924, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Papers, reel 1 (Micro filming Corporation of America) for "perverse au point de vue sexuel"; Aletta Jacobs to Rosika Schwimmer, 3 May 1909, Schwimmer-Lloyd Collection, box A-20, for "Manly-Looking"; Helen Archdale to Anna Nilsson, 17 May 1933, Equal Rights International Papers, box 331, Fawcett Library, London Guildhall University, for cropped hair and mannish dress; Mia Boissevain, tribute to Rosa Manus, n.
Rachel Foster Avery to Aletta Jacobs, 14 July 1910, Jacobs Papers.
Anita Augspurg, Germany's first woman judge; Aletta Jacobs, Holland's first woman physician; Wangari Maathai, first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize; and Malala Yousafzai, the first teen to be chosen as a Peace Laureate.
From WILPF's beginning in 1915 Rosa Manus was extremely active in WILPF as a working companion of Aletta Jacobs.