Comic Mientje

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Everyone knows that Anja Meulenbelt has written ‘De Schaamte voorbij’ (Shame is Over). The publication of this book in 1976, had a major influence on many women and the women’s movement.

It is much less known that Anja Meulenbelt also drew for women’s lib. An example is this series of ten different postcards, published by feminist publisher De Bonte Was. Anja Meulenbelt gave the main figure in the pictures the name ‘Mientje’.

Source: Archive Anja Meulenbelt 219 and 421


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