Maisons tolerees (licensed brothels) and British troops in France 4

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- correspondence with the 'Union Temporaire' contre la Prostitution Reglementee et la Traite des Femmes, the French branch of St Joan's Alliance, the Association Dauphinoise d'Hygiene Morale, Ligue Francaise pour le Relevement de la Moralite Publique, Societe Francaise de Prophlaxie Sanitaire et Morale concerning campaign to make brothels out of bounds to British troops

- correspondence concerning employment of British policewomen for Havre (Apr 1940)

- correspondence with Dr Cavaillon, Inspecteur General Technique du Ministere de la Sante Publique

- report on 'The inefficacy of the system of regulation of prostitution' drawn up by the French League for the Promotion of Public Morality (Mar 1940)

- translation from 'Bulletin Abolitionniste' (Jan-Feb 1940) on 'War, anti-venereal measures and prostitution'

- petition to the President of the Council and Ministers of Justice, the Interior, Public Health and the PTT organised by Cartel d'Action Morale

- report of the conduct of British troops in Arras

Publications:

- 'Organisation de la Lutte Antivenerienne', extract from 'Revue La Prophylaxie Antivenerienne' Dec 1939

- 'Bulletin Trimestriel d'Information: La Ligue au Travail en temps de guerre' (1940)