CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3179/6/3/19
TitleWomen in a Changing World
Extent5 leaves
DescriptionAddress entitled 'Women in a Changing World', delivered to Tarves Guild, Aberdeenshire, 3 April 1969. Considers women's changing role in society, including their place in the home and at work. Cites statistics on earnings differential between male and female workers, on the changing population ratios between men and women, earlier marriages, younger mothers, family planning, etc. States the need for greater educational opportunities for women (particularly those with families), equal pay for equal work, and illustrates discrepancies between the numbers of men and women employed in skilled and professional work. Also discusses changing attitudes to sex and the resulting increase in venereal diseases in teenagers.
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Related MaterialThis talk is very similar to one given to Elgin Church Guild, 22 February 1964 (MS 3179/6/3/7)
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