Press cuttings

Scope and Content

The press cuttings are taken from newspapers during the period of the Asian Regional Conference on Women and the Household, from the end of Jan to early Feb 1985, presumably collected by Judith Condon while in India. They cover a variety of topics related to women:

'Invisibility of women's work at home', The Statesman, 20 Jan 1985

Lonely hearts columns, The Hindustani Times, 20 Jan 1985

'Threads of signs, seams of sorrow', The Times of India, 27 Jan 1985 (on women exploited in garment factories)

'Women hit by state policies', Indian Express, 30 Jan 1985

'The reality behind the veil', The Statesman, 30 Jan 1985

'Family Planning' supplement, Indian Express, 31 Jan 1985

'Rise in life expectancy of women', The Statesman, 1 Feb 1985

'Women of Asia speak up about their problems' The Statesman, 1 Feb 1985

'Rally condemns college incidents', The Times of India, 5 Feb 1985

'Women's liberation' yatra', The Statesman, 5 Feb 1985