Emilia Augusta Clementina Broomé
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(1866–1925), was a Swedish politician (liberal
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), feminist and peace activist. She was the first woman in the Swedish legislative assembly (1914).
Emilia Broomé graduated in philosophy and medicine in Uppsala in 1884, and worked as a teacher at the school of Anna Whitlock
Anna Whitlock , was a Swedish school pioneer and feminist. Daughter of the merchant Gustaf Whitlock and Sophie Forsgrén and sister of the feminist Ellen Whitlock....
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She was the chairman of Stockholmsföreningen för kvinnans politiska rösträtt
(The Stockholm Branch of the Society for Woman Suffrage
The Swedish Society for Woman Suffrage , or LKPR, was a part of the general Suffrage movement and the national society for woman suffrage in Sweden. It was developed from Sveriges allmänna rösträttsförbund , the Suffrage Movement of Sweden, which was active mainly in acquiring full suffrage for males...
) from its foundation in 1902 until 1906. She was member of the board of directors of the CSA (The Society for Social Welfare) in 1904-1925, and a member of the Stockholm Direction of Education.
She was also chairman of the Peace union of the women of Sweden, from the year she founded it in 1898 until it merged with the Swedish peace union in 1911, and acted as Sweden's representative at the interantional peace conference in Haag
-Places:*The Hague, in the Netherlands *Several places in Germany:**Haag, Upper Franconia in the district of Bayreuth, Bavaria**Haag an der Amper in the district of Freising, Bavaria**Haag in Oberbayern in the district of Mühldorf, Bavaria...
Emilia Broomé was nominated for the election to the Stockholm City Council in 1910 and in 1911. She was elected to the city council during the latter election and served 1911-1924. She was chairman of the liberal women 1917-1920.
Emilia Broomé was the first Swedish woman to have been a part of the Swedish state legislative commitee (Lagberedningen
), which prepared for new laws and in which she served as a member in 1914-1918. She took part in writing the reformed marriage law in 1920, in which men and women were made equal and the married woman was declared of legal majority; in the law of equal salary for men and women in 1921; and the law which granted women the right to all official professions in 1923.