Repatriation of prostitutes

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- typescript from 'La Francaise' on 'The Lesson of Strasbourg' (13 Jun 1925)

- reports and proposals of the International Bureau for the Suppression of Traffic in Women and Children (the National Vigilance Association), Sub-committee of the International Bureau and British National Committee for the Suppression of Traffic in Women and Children, with related correspondence, concerning the repatriation of women and girls who have been prostitutes abroad

- papers concerning resolutions adopted at the Anti-Traffic Congress at Warsaw in 1930

- report of the Third Annual Conference held by the British National Committee for the Suppression of Traffic in Women and Children 14 May 1934

- report of the Sub-Committee of the International Bureau on Repatriation (Oct 1936)

- rehabilitation through social services in venereal disease clinics by S Neville Rolfe, 1937

- report of deputation to the Foreign Office (Mar 1948)

Publications:

- pamphlet 'Commercialised vice: what is it? Can it be abolished?' by William Alex Coote (paper read at Caxton Hall on 31 Mar 1916 (National Vigilance Association 1916)

- pamphlet 'The regulation of prostitution in Europe' by Abraham Flexner (American Social Hygiene Association 1918)

- pamphlet 'Compulsory repatriation of prostitutes. Report of conference held at the Caxton Hall, Westminster' held on 3 Mar 1931 (advanced proof)

- leaflet printed letter by Alison Neilans on compulsory repatriation of prostitutes

- pamphlet 'The Traffic in Women' by C Nina Boyle (Women's Freedom League)

- page 'The Root of the White Slave Traffic' by George Bernard Shaw from 'The Awakener'

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

- pamphlet 'Present Day Opinion on the Regulation of Prostitute', the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene (1929) (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- pamphlet 'Results of Vice suppression in New York City' reprinted from 'The Shield' (1930) (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- pamphlet 'Some arguments against the compulsory repatriation of prostitutes' (advance proof Apr 1931) (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- pamphlet 'La rapatriation obligatoire des prostitutees' 1931 with English and German translation (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- pamphlet 'The Effect of Regulated Prostitution' reprinted from 'The Shield' (1937) (ref 345.02534 NEI)

- pamphlet 'Post-war Europe as a field for the traffic in women and children' (International Bureau for the Suppression of Traffic in Women and Children 1945) (ref 306.74094 INT)