International Council of Women: Migration and Refugees

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- 'International Council of Women's Standing Committee on Migration and Refugees Plan of Action 1988-1991 and minutes of meeting held on 2 Jul 1988

- 'Summary of Preliminary Study of the Impact of the Creation of the 1992 Single European Market on Black and Ethnic Minority Women in the UK' by Jane Esuantsiwa Goldsmith, National Alliance of Women's Organisations, Jun 1990 with follow-up recommendations

- photocopy of report 'Refugee women: their perspectives and our responses' by Tina Wallace, Aug 1990

- carbon copy of Joyce Ansell's report for the International Council of Women's Standing Committee on Migration and Refugees (with letter dated 20 Jan 1990)

- correspondence concerning immigration

- Joyce Ansell's report for the International Council of Women Standing Committee on Migration and Refugees and resolutions passed by the Josephine Butler Society on prostitution (with letter dated 5 Jan 1991)

- minutes of meeting of National Council of Women Foreign Affairs Permanent Working Party held on 7 Jun 1990

Publications:

- article 'Slaves of the rich' from 'Observer Magazine' 1990

- 'Anti-Slavery newsletter', number 16, 1991

- 'New World', United Nations Association, Sep-Oct 1986, Sep-Oct 1990

- booklet 'Women in mind. The educational needs of women refugees in the UK' by Valerie Shawcross, Kate Grosser and Jane Goldsmith, World University Service (UK), 1987

- 'Dead or doomed to Die' from Sentinelles, 1981 (consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue for copy ref 364.1523 DEA)

Press cuttings:

- 'Tribunals that cannot do justice' from 'Observer' dated 27 Jan 1991

- 'Cracking the colour code' from 'Morning Star' dated 7 Aug 1990

- 'Britain reject UN treaty on child rights' from 'Observer Sunday' dated 19 Nov 1989

- 'Steep increase in claims for political asylum' from 'The Times' dated 31 Oct 1990