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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 19. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 26, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3526.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 19. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3526

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 19, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed February 26, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3526.

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Title Women in the Soviet Union
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Ni︠u︡rina, F. E. (Fanni Efimovna)
Contributor (Local)
  • Alexander, G. G. L.
Publisher Workers Library Publishers
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York, New York
Date 1929
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Women
  • Congresses and conventions
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
  • Image
Original Item Extent 67 pages: illustrations; 18 cm
Original Item Location HQ1662.W6 1929
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304548~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
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Transcript SOVIET UNION All-Russian Congress of Workers and Peasant Women ON the occasion of the Tenth Anniversary celebrations of the victory of the October revolution, the Soviet Government convened at Moscow a Union Congress of women workers and peasants active in the Soviets. The revolution which established the Soviet power as the form of the proletarian dictatorship, drew broad masses of workers into active participation in the administration and government of the State. Not only the vanguard of the workers, the revolutionary proletariat, but also the most oppressed sections, women workers and peasants, the toiling women of the east shared in the construction of the Soviet State. The Soviet Power established equality for women not merely on paper, but took a series of special measures in order to give working women the opportunity of making practical use of that equality. The first thing to be done was to rouse in the women themselves confidence in their own strength, they had to be taught the most elementary knowledge, their cultural and political level raised in order to make them not merely equal, but useful, capable and necessary members of socialist society. They had to be assured leisure to take part in public activities. Nurseries and kindergartens had to be established to free the mother from worry about her children and to assure correct care and upbringing