CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3179/6/3/22
TitleInternational Women's Year seminar
Extent6 leaves
DescriptionSeminar given as part of International Women's Year, Carlisle, 27 September ?1975. Reflects upon her own life, particularly her educational and professional achievements, mirrored against the social and economic changes of the twentieth century (mentions pioneer women doctors, growth in women student numbers, the Suffrage Movement, two World Wars). Dates of professional appointments, including involvement in 'medical politics' are listed. States that whilst legislation has helped to end discrimination against women, a change of attitude of both men and women is still required, and that women must be willing to take responsibility. Briefly mentions the work of the Liberal Party in furthering women's rights.
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Related MaterialThe content of this seminar is very similar to many of the addresses given to the University of Aberdeen Court, Students' Representative Council and alumni associations (MS 3179/6/4).
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