Papers of the British Association for the Advancement of Science Committee on the Economic Effect of Legislation regulating Women's Labour including: Part 1. Minutes of Committees and reports, tracts, reviews and acts. Statistics of the number women employed. Reports of factory inspectors. Part 2. Studies of the state of women's employment in London, Birmingham, Leicester, Liverpool, Nottingham, Sheffield and Shropshire. Part 3. Women's employment in Scotland.
British Association for the Advancement of Science: Committee on the Economic Effect of Legislation regulating Women's Labour
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- Dates of Creation1896-1903
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The Committee on the economic effects of the legislation regulating women's labour was set up in 1900 and presented its final report in 1903. Its function was to investigate the operative effects of nineteenth century protective legislation on factory and workshop employment and on some aspects of outwork, and does not touch on any aspect of agricultural work or domestic service.
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