Noreen Hewett


Noreen Hewett (née Emerson) born Australia May 6, 1920 (d. 2012). Australian journalist, communist, and women’s leader. Co-founded Save Our Sons (SOS), opposing draft for Vietnam War. First woman journalist to visit People’s Republic of China, 1959.


"Don't get angry, get organised!"

"We wanted mothers to stand up and say, 'I'm a mother and I don't want my son to go' or 'I don't want any son to go, not just mine.'" (Valley, July 21, 2015; photo