Compulsory detention / notification: poor law patients

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- report of a conference organised by the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene on measures directed against venereal disease held at Caxton Hall, London (1916)

- correspondence concerning the question of compulsory detention of poor law patients and organisation of a conference to discuss issue of detention of people suffering from venereal disease in poor law institutions on 28 Mar 1917 which was postponed

- correspondence concerning the conference of the International Women Suffrage Alliance held in Geneva in Jun 1920

- list of reasons why women should not be subject to detention after expiry of sentence if found to be suffering from venereal disease