Malaya 2

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- carbon copy first draft for Lord Astor on medical aspect of the Singapore problem and the protection of girls and women from the traffic in women (6 Mar 1925)

- correspondence concerning the amendment of the Federated Malay States Women and Girls Protection Enactment on compulsory examination and the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene's resolution on tolerated houses in Federated Malay States

- correspondence concerning position of the British Social Hygiene Council and the Association in regard to the legislation in Federated Malay States

- manuscript notes about the British Social Hygiene Council

- copy of minutes from the National Council of Women (Nov 1927)

- carbon copy of notes sent to Lord Aster for speech on traffic in women and girls in Singapore

- carbon copy 'Difficulties in diagnosis and in tests of cure of VD' manuscript note 'Evidence by Col Harrison before Colonial Office Committee on Federated Malay States' 1928

- carbon copy of Colonial Office Committee to examine and report on Straits Settlements Ordinance no 15 of 1927 and Federated Malay States Enactment no 18 of 1927 (1929)

- resolutions of the British Commonwealth League Conference on 5-6 Jun 1929

- extract from 'Return to Malaya' by Bruce Lockhart

- correspondence concerning traffic in girls in Singapore (1939)

- typescript 'Report of an investigation of the problem of prostitution in Singapore' May 1940-May 1941 (1946)

- correspondence concerning legislation in Singapore (1954)

- typescript with sections of Women and Girls Protection Ordinance 1930 (with letter dated 10 Feb 1955)

- maps of Singapore, Labuan, Penang Island and Province Wellesley, Dingings, Malacca Territory (1930)

Publications :

- 'Social hygiene and the Federated Malay States' in 'Health and Empire', Dec 1927

- 'Social evil in Malaya' by a Singapore contributor from 'British Malaya' Sep 1928

- 'Traffic in women and children in the East: a summary of the 1933 Report to the Council of the League of Nations', Association for Moral and Social Hygiene, 1933 (consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue for copy ref 305.420941 JOS)

- 'The social evil in Malaya. 'A Singapore contributor' replies to Bishop Ferguson-Davie's criticisms' in 'British Malaya' Jan 1929 with carbon copy notes on when regulated prostitution was abolished in various countries

Press cuttings: on campaign against brothels, concerning the compulsory examination of prostitutes

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