Women in Media Minutes

Scope and Content

Minutes date from 29 Jan to 15 Dec 1979

Particular items:

29 Jan 1979 - Advertising Group reported on plans for Gala Evening; Broadcasting group reactivated and includes member of Equity - planning deputation to the Home Office to seek equal representation of women on the boards of IBA / BBC and Open Broadcasting Authority; seminar on images of women planned for May; update on symposium 'Women and writing'

Report on EEC voluntary organisations conference held on 3 Nov 1978

26 Feb 1979 - details re Advertising Group Zoo Evening on 26 Mar; report on WIMposium

2 Apr 1979 - Socialist Feminist Conference report; International Year of the Child; Advertising Group Gala event

30 Apr 1979 - details of membership secretary and treasurer's posts

21 May 1979 - financial report with accounts attached; Feminist Legislation Action Group report

25 Jun 1979 - Feminist Legislation Action Group report; Images of women '79 video and Images of women '80 need to monitor press

20 Aug 1979 - Feminist Legislation Action Group pensions; abortion standing committee set up to consider changes to the Abortion Act 1967

24 Sep 1979 - recruitment drive rejected

29 Oct 1979 - abortion march report; Women's Broadcasting and Film Lobby group established

26 Nov 1979 - report of meeting with IBA to discuss all aspects relating to women in the establishment of the forthcoming Channel 4; EOC conference for voluntary organisations report

Photocopy of notice of special meeting to discuss strategies for Women in Media in 1980s

18 Dec 1979 - notes on strategy; policy decisions made (publications group to be responsible for collating, editing and producing monthly information sheet and quarterly bulletin)

Accounts for year 1978-1979