Six Point Group

Connections

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Friends, Associates Winifred Holtby
Through her work with the Six Point Group and Time and Tide, WH met the founder of both, Margaret Haig, Lady Rhondda . Their professional relationship grew into a friendship, and WH dedicated her...
Occupation Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
She also served as vice-president of the Six Point Group (founded on 17 February 1921 by Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda ), another feminist organisation committed to ensuring that the condition of women remained a prominent...
Occupation Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
From 1926, when she took over editorial responsibilities from Archdale, MHVR selected all articles printed in the paper, and she demanded absolute loyalty to the journal's humanist and liberal policies. The journal stressed that feminists...
Occupation Beatrice Harraden
BH undertook various kinds of public service. She sat on the English committee for awarding the Femina Vie Heureuse prize, and became a governor of Bedford College in 1929. During the 1930s she was a...
politics Winifred Holtby
WH joined the Six Point Group , and began lecturing on their behalf.
Berry, Paul, and Mark Bostridge. Vera Brittain: A Life. Chatto and Windus, 1995.
176
politics Winifred Holtby
Whatever WH 's claims to impatience with feminism, she was strongly associated with two of its institutions: the Six Point Group and Time and Tide.
Shaw, Marion. The Clear Stream: A Life of Winifred Holtby. Virago, 1999.
131
politics Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
Together with Rebecca West , Cicely Hamilton , and Elizabeth Robins , MHVR founded the Six Point Group , whose motto was Equality First.
Eoff, Shirley. Viscountess Rhondda: Equalitarian Feminist. Ohio State University Press, 1991.
74
Eoff, Shirley. Viscountess Rhondda: Equalitarian Feminist. Ohio State University Press, 1991.
69
Pugh, Martin. Women and the Women’s Movement in Britain 1914 - 1959. Macmillan Education, 1992.
49
politics Elizabeth Robins
Earlier that year ER had publicly defended militant tactics, but she was troubled by the PankhurstsChristabel PankhurstSylvia Pankhurst ' move toward a more radical militancy.
Gates, Joanne E. Elizabeth Robins, 1862-1952. University of Alabama Press, 1994.
205-9, 211-12
She nevertheless continued to support women's issues. In the early...
politics Dora Russell
As her work as a civil servant came to an end, DR became an active member of both the feminist Six Point Group and the Married Women's Association .
Russell, Dora. The Tamarisk Tree 3 : Challenge to the Cold War. Virago, 1985.
3: 113-14, 117
politics Dora Russell
DR (as executive member of the Six Point Group ) spoke at a conference on the question Is There a Woman's Point of View? at Elfinswood in Haywards Heath.
Russell, Dora. The Tamarisk Tree 3 : Challenge to the Cold War. Virago, 1985.
3: 115-16
politics Dora Russell
Founded in 1921 by Lady Margaret Rhondda , the Six Point Group campaigned initially for economic, legal, moral, social, occupational, and political equality between women and men. The Married Women's Association , an offshoot of...
politics Muriel Box
During the late 1950s and early 1960s MB became involved with several political causes. She joined the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), and was arrested and roughed up by the police on a demonstration of...
politics Vera Brittain
VB joined the Six Point Group ; from 1926 she served on its executive.
Berry, Paul, and Mark Bostridge. Vera Brittain: A Life. Chatto and Windus, 1995.
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Gorham, Deborah. Vera Brittain: A Feminist Life. Blackwell, 1996.
176
politics Cicely Hamilton
CH returned to her work for feminist causes as a member of the Six Point Group and the Open Door Council , an organization that promoted women's right to the same working conditions and pay...
Author summary Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
MHVR , is remembered for her leading role in the struggle for suffrage and equality, as a founder of the Six Point Group , and the woman who made possible the very influential Time and...

Timeline

2 February 1927
Margaret Rhondda , as Chairman of the Equal Political Rights Campaign Committee , with many other suffrage veterans, signed a letter to the editor of The Times pressing for women to vote on equal terms with men.
1970
This year saw the birth of two Women's Liberation organisations in Britain; the Open Door Council (pursuing the economic emancipation of the woman worker) and the Six Point Group .