Foreign Women in Licensed Houses

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- correspondence (Millicent Fawcett, Helen Wilson, Avril de Sainte-Croix) relating to the League of Nations' resolution for the prohibition of the employment of foreign women in licensed houses (1922)

- report of the special meeting of the Executive Committee held on 24 Nov 1922 to meet Mme Avril de Sainte-Croix to discuss the resolution

- resolutions for annual meeting for Council for the Representation of Women in the League of Nations 30 Nov 1922

- correspondence concerning the League of Nations and Traffic in Women memorandum on the prohibition of foreign women in tolerated houses (brothels)

- copy of minutes of British National Committee meeting held on 22 Jun 1923

- printed memoranda of Association for Moral and Social Hygiene on prohibition of foreign women in tolerated houses (1922 and 1923)

- report of special council meeting held at Caxton Hall on 15 Jun 1923 pages from 'National Council of Women News' Jul 1923

Publications:

- 'A Mischievous Policy' from 'The Vote' (Jun 1923)

- pamphlet 'Prohibition of foreign women in licensed houses', view of the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene on proposal by the League of Nations Advisory Committee on the Traffic in Women and Children, Mar 1923, two copies both with manuscript notes

- Proof article 'Prohibition of foreign women in licensed houses', 'Vigilance Record' for May 1923

- leaflet 'Memorandum on prohibition of foreign women in tolerated houses', Association for Moral and Social Hygiene, Mar 1923 (consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue for copy ref 364.1534 MEM)

- press cutting entitled 'Foreign Women in Licensed Houses' from 'Time and Tide' (18 May 1923) with letter dated 28 May 1923