Minutes

Scope and Content

Minutes dated: 17 Jan; 14 Mar; 23 May; 11 Jul; 25 Sep; 23 Oct

Concerns: whether paedophilia contravened 'age of consent' and the possibility of research into this area; Year of the Child campaign; naming a rose after Josephine Butler

Particular items:

- report by Joyce Ansell on her visit to Geneva in May 1979 for the Centenary Celebrations of the Swiss Association Josephine Butler and report on the committee of the International Abolitionist Federation held at Geneva on 12 May (minutes for 23 May)

- report of talk by Miss Su Cunnington on the treatment of prostitutes (minutes for 11 Jul)

- response to Criminal Law Revision Committee's questionnaire on the law on prostitution (minutes for 25 Sep)