United Nations 40th Anniversary of International Convention of 1949

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- photocopy 'International Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Women and Children', Lake Success New York, 1948

- photocopy 'International Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Women of Full Age', Lake Success New York, 1948

- 'International Agreement for the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic. Signed at Paris on 18 May 1904....', Lake Success New York, 1950

- 'International Agreement for the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic. Signed at Paris on 4 May 1910...', Lake Success New York, 1950

- manuscript notes concerning when the UK signed International Conventions

- correspondence with Simon Pease with attachments about Josephine Butler, the Josephine Butler Society and copy of Joyce Ansell's speech delivered at the 27th Congress of the International Abolitionist Federation at Nice in Sep 1981

- publication 'Activities for the Advancement of Women: Equality, development and peace', United Nations Economic and Social Council (with letter dated 13 Jul 1987)

- extracts from 1949 Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others with historical note

- Miss D Peto's notes on exclusion of 'the purpose of gain' from the terms of the 1947 United Nations Convention for the Suppression of Traffic in Persons and Exploitation of the Prostitution of others