International Council of Women

Scope and Content

Majority of papers date from 1982-1986

Consists of:

- letter concerning the Equal Moral Standard Committee (Jan 1946)

- second questionnaire 1951-1954 on sexual education

- minutes of International Council of Women Standing Committee (1977, 1978, 1986)

- ICW resolutions at 23rd Plenary Conference held at Seoul, South Korea 21-30 Sep 1982

- programme of conference with Joyce Ansell's diary and study documents attached eg United Nations Law of the Sea, possible initiatives to halt and reverse the arms race, notes for a talk on 'education for peace', statement on new approach to International Council of Women objectives, proposed plans of action of standing committees, 'Rapport du Bureau du Cif', Report of the Board of the International Council of Women

- list of resolutions adopted at the triennial conference (with letter dated 13 Jun 1986) Triennial Conference held on 21 Apr-1 May 1986 at London

- correspondence concerning Joyce Ansell's registration for conference and her report of the conference for the Executive Committee of the Josephine Butler Society


- leaflet 'International Council of Women 1888-1968'

- 'The Woman Korean National Council of Women. ICW Seoul Triennial Sep 1982' Apr 1986

- 'ICW Plenary Conference. London 1986. Conference handbook', International Council of Women

- 'Obscene Publications (Protection of children' (Amendment) Bill', London HMSO, 1986 with press cutting from 'The Times' dated 26 Apr 1986

- pamphlet 'Women in modern life and work. Report of a seminar held in Tehran, Iran on 19 May 1966 during the 18th Triennial Meetings of ICW under the Chairmanship of Miss Francoise Dissard', 1966

- leaflet 'International Council of Women' 1945 1960s

- 'The constitution and standing orders of the International Council of Women...revised at Dubrovnik, 1936'

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

- Newsletter / International Council of Women, no 1 Mar 1986, no 3 Nov 1985, no 3 Nov 1977, no 5 Jul 1993 (periodicals)

- International women's news : Journal of the International Alliance of Women : incorporating Le Droit des femmes, 1993 (periodicals)