Overseas Sub-committee

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  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/A/03/06
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 FL070
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 volume

Scope and Content

Minutes date from 20 Apr 1921-14 Jul 1926

There are minutes for two meetings of the Foreign Affairs Sub-committee (20 Apr 1921 and 12 Jan 1922). This Sub-committee was renamed the Overseas Sub-committee and its first meeting was held on 21 Sep 1922 - meetings to be held every two months


- campaign work against regulated prostitution within the British Empire (particularly Hong Kong and Singapore)

- special meeting with Monsieur de Meuron, Monsieur Reelfs and Monsieur and Madame de Graaf to discuss the international work of the International Abolitionist Federation (minutes for 10 Oct 1924)

- consideration of pamphlets for translation (minutes for 6 Nov 1924)

- recommended procedure concerning resolutions at the International Abolitionist Federation conferences (minutes for 6 Nov 1924)

- meeting for Bishop of Singapore and proposed Jubilee celebrations (minutes for 6 Jan 1925)

- Strasbourg scandal and Luxemburg conference (minutes for 8 Jul 1926)

- to investigate brothels in Bombay (minutes for 10 Mar and 19 May 1926)

- proposed revision of the International Abolitionist Federation statutes concerning compulsory examination (minutes for 19 May and 14 Jul 1926)

- resolution from the Luxemburg Democratic conference concerning regulation and licensed brothels in France (minutes for 19 May 1926)