Gabrielle Duchene

Overview

Gabrielle DuchĂȘne born Paris, France February 26, 1878 (d. 1954). French radical; pacifist; journalist; opposed imperialism. Founded French WILPF; organized national Peace Action Week, 1930, Women's Congress Against War and Fascism, 1934. As the enfant terrible of WILPF, she called for sanctions against Italy following Mussolini's attack on Ethiopia.