Mrs Bligh Scrutton: International Bureau for the Suppression of Trafficking in Women and Children

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- Relationship between the International Bureau and the Advisory Committee of the League of Nations against Traffic in Women and Children

- Resolutions passed at the 20th Congress of the International Abolitionist Federation 17-19 Oct 1956

- National Council of Women of Great Britain International Council of Women Standing Committee on moral welfare - reply to questionnaire on rehabilitation of prostitutes

- International Bureau Suppression of Traffic in Persons aims and programme of action 1964

- typescript of lecture 'Resocialisation' to be delivered on 26 May 1965

- report of the National Committee of Foundations for National Moral Health (1964-1969)

- Notes on female prostitution, prostitution in Japan and India, and New York State

- Correspondence between International Bureau and International Abolitionist Federation (1965)

Some material in French

Publications:

- pamphlet 'This Addendum is a record of action taken from 1943 to Feb 1949 in connection with the Traffic in Women and children'

- leaflet 'Second revision of the 1937 Draft convention for the suppression of the exploitation of the prostitution of others' 1948

- Typescript entitled 'Dead Princesses' from Sentinelles c 1981

Annual reports of International Bureau for the Suppression of Traffic in Persons and of the British Vigilance Association were weeded and can be found at 4IBS/2 and 4NVA/2 respectively

For following publications consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue:

- pamphlet 'History and programme of work' by Rachel Crowdy-Thornhill, International Bureau for the Suppression of Traffic in Persons, 1952 (ref 364.1534 CRO)

- pamphlet 'Introductory notes on the legislative development of the international conventions for the suppression of the traffic in persons (1899-1949) by Madame Grabinska and a talk by Rachel Crowdy-Thornhill, International Bureau for the Suppression of Traffic in Persons, 1955 (ref 364.1534 INT)