Women in Media Minutes

Scope and Content

Minutes date from 31 Jul to 27 Nov 1972

Particular items:

31 Jul 1972 - campaign against vaginal deodorants; discriminatory advertising; discrimination on women's pension rights in the BBC

27 Aug 1972 - IPA Discriminatory Advertising sub-group formed

25 Sep 1972 - working party set up to investigate areas of discrimination within the BBC

30 Oct 1972 - appointment of various sub-groups: advertising, education, popular entertainment, reportage, recruitment and fund-raising

20 Nov 1972 - notes on meeting at Shirley Conran's house re fund-raising, newsletter and nature of group's organisation

27 Nov 1972 - discussion on where the Group stood politically and what its aims were for the future; summary of Shirley Conran's speech to Women in Media meeting

Progress report for 1971 and 1972 and carbon copy of draft progress report for same period