Women's Liberation in the UK: Vol 2

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  • Reference
      GB 106 10/52/2
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 album

Scope and Content

Topics covered include:

Women in poverty; financial inequality; the plight of British women born abroad; one parent families and the Finer Committee; report of the Sexual Law Reform Society's working party; financial and legal benefits of marriage vs cohabitation; International Women's Day 1975; 'myths surrounding today's feminists'; Jo Richardson's Bill to abolish the cohabitation rule for widows; rights for mistresses; wages for wives; a trade union for prostitutes; critical reviews of Britain's contributions to International Women's Year; a 'Woman's Own' report on the different women's organisations (1976); 'alternative socialism'; the new Sex Discrimination Act and problems inherent in it; articles about the WL movement.