Married Women's Association


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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 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.
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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 Dora Russell
Other speakers included Vera Brittain , Clemence Dane , Megan Lloyd George , and Storm Jameson (all Six Point Vice-Presidents). The conference also involved the Married Women's Association and the National Union of Women Teachers


1938: Edith Summerskill, feminist and medical reformer,...

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Edith Summerskill , feminist and medical reformer, was instrumental in the year that also saw her first election to parliament in establishing the Married Women's Association with the purpose to researching the welfare of married...

January 1940: Juanita Frances edited the first issue of...

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January 1940

Juanita Frances edited the first issue of Wife and Citizen, a monthly magazine from the Married Women's Association that campaigned for equal financial and legal rights for married women.


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