United Nations: amendments to the Draft Convention of 1937

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- Short note on the work of the 12th session of the Advisory Committee against Traffic in Women and Children of the League of Nations by F Sempkins

- statement on the relationship between the International Bureau and the Advisory Committee of the League of Nations against Traffic in Women and Children (1933)

- League of Nations Traffic in Women and Children questionnaire on measures of rehabilitation (1934)

- report by Mr Bascom Johnson, Chairman of the Commission of Enquiry into the Traffic in Women and Children in the East made to the Joint Session of the Traffic in Women Committee and the Child Welfare Committee of the League of Nations

- codifications of the Convention against procuring sent to the committees of the International Abolitionist Federation (7 Sep 1945)

- correspondence concerning application for consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (1946)

- report of the Temporary Social Commission (1 Jun 1946)

- Report of the Commission on Human Rights to the Second Session of the Economic And Social Council (17 Jun 1946)

- extracts from the Draft Convention 1937 for Suppressing the exploitation of the Prostitution of others (League of Nations) and from the Amended Draft Convention 1947 (UN)

- Draft convention of 1937 for Suppressing the exploitation of the Prostitution of others. Memorandum by the Secretary General (Sep 1947)

- notes on E/574 of the United Nations concerning the former Draft Convention on 1937 containing various amendments and additions to the 1937 Convention from the Executive and Mrs Abbott

- paper on modification of the Draft Convention of 1937 concerning proxenitism (French with English translation) from M de Felice

- correspondence concerning amendments (compulsory examination for venereal diseases) proposed by the United Nations to the original draft Convention of 1937 (1947)

- proposed amendments to the International Bill of Human Rights submitted by Mrs Jessie Street (Status of Women Commission) (Dec 1947)

- Draft International Declaration on Human Rights as given in UN (Economic and Social Council) document E/600 (17 Dec 1947)

- statistics showing treatment of congenital syphilis in children and acquired syphilis in the pregnant woman (1948)

- report of conference held on 23 Jan 1948 to discuss UN E/574 relating to Draft Convention to prevent the exploitation of prostitution

- report of deputation to the Foreign Office on 24 Mar 1948 by the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene (with press cutting)

- extracts from E/CN 5/AC 2/7 (24 Mar 1948)

- carbon copy note on Item 14A (Draft Convention of 1937) of the agenda of the 3rd Session of the Social Commission by Wanda Grabinska and Janet Robb (May 1948)

- minutes of the Moral Welfare Sectional Committee of the National Council of Women of Great Britain (20 Apr 1948)

- UN Document A/69 Second report of the committee on programme, First World Health Assembly (Jul 1948) (12/1/6 venereal diseases)

- proposed articles for the codification of the existing international instruments against traffic in women and the draft of 1937

- remarks on resolution 12/1/6 (venereal diseases) of the First World Health Assembly (20 Oct 1948) and related correspondence

- papers relating to E/1072 and ECN5/152 Draft convention for the suppression of the traffic in persons and of the exploitation of the prostitution of others

- note of meeting held at the Home Office on 4 Jul 1949 relating to Draft Convention ....Prostitution of others'

- note of meeting held at the Home Office on 17 Jan 1950 relating to Draft Convention ....Prostitution of others'

- questionnaires on traffic in persons (1950-1957) and related correspondence

Publications:

- 'Information paper no 9. International Economic and Social Co-operation' Jan 1946

- 'WHO and VD' in 'International Women's News' Jan 1949

- 'Rules of procedure of the Functional Commissions of the Economic and Social Council' New York, 1953

- 'Rules of procedure of the Economic and Social Council', New York, 1953