Women's Liberation in the UK: Vol 3 and General

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  • Reference
      GB 106 10/52/3
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 album

Scope and Content

There are two sections in this album:

1. Women's Liberation in the UK Vol 3: 1977-1991

2. Women's Liberation Movement - General: 1972-1982

Topics covered include:

Women in unusual ('male') jobs; men's attitudes changing against WL; Cosmopolitan questionnaire - 'Into the Eighties with men at our side: who wants liberation?'; backlash against WL; 'Weekend Telegraph' article (1991) recalling the first big WL demonstration, 6 Mar 1971; why women need liberating; changing status of women in developed countries; biological and social interactions with sex roles; 'Women's Honours (and Dishonours) 1974'; role swapping; International Women's Year 1975; the United Nations (UN) Conference on Women 1975; the economic value of women; 'New Statesman' article (1982): 'Sweet Freedom. The Story of Women's Liberation'.