Born in 1901, Pearl Gibbs was an Aboriginal Civil Rights activist who fought for her peoples rights in New South Wales. Joining leading activists, William Ferguson and Jack Patten in Sydney, she would focus on the plight of Aboriginal girls and women. Pearl lobbyed against domestic service, which she called slavery, and the sexual exploitation of these girls. In 1983 Pearl Gibbs passes away serving her people for over fifty years
AIRED ON 24 February 2016
EXPIRES ON 29 June 2021