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Otto, Dianne
Biography: Born and raised in Adelaide, Di Otto was an Arts student at the University of Adelaide from 1971-1973. In 1974 she became the Research Coordinator at the Women's Liberation Halfway House, Melbourne, and edited 'Herstory of the Halfway House, 1974-1976'. A member of many feminist activist groups, including the Melbourne Scarlet Women editorial group, Otto worked as an outreach youth worker, 1976-1986, and was instrumental in establishing What Are Ya?, a support group for young women. After working as state-wide Coordinator of the Youth Accommodation Coalition of Victoria, 1984-1989, Otto studied Law at the University of Melbourne in the early 1990s and lectured in Law from 1994 onwards; she was appointed Associate Professor in 2002. She has written extensively on human rights law, international law and feminist legal theory. This collection is No.8 of the Victorian Women's Liberation and Lesbian Feminist Archive
Activities/Occupation: Feminists
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