Status of Women Committee

Scope and Content

Women in Media was an affiliated member until 1977. Minutes of meetings were removed and can be consulted at 5SWC/A.

Consists of:

- papers relating to Status of Women Conference on Women and Property Rights on 26 Feb 1972 with report of conference, list of points made by Baroness Summerskill in her speech and press cutting 'A wage for housewife?' (publication unidentified)

- papers relating to Status of Women Committee one-day conference on Equal Pay and Equal Opportunity held on 31 Mar 1973

- papers relating to Status of Women Committee one-day conference on Sex discrimination in the EEC countries. Where does Britain stand?' held on 18 May 1974

- letters re attendance at meetings

- copy of resolutions on equal pay sent by Joan Vickers to the Prime Minister Edward Heath in 1973 and copy of his reply dated 10 May 1973

- manuscript notes, some in shorthand