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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 35. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 3, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3542.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 35. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3542

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 35, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 3, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3542.

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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 23 Artyukhin's Speech Comrades, it is a great pleasure to me to be able to welcome the working women who have come to us in the U.S.S.R. The question of our success in the matter of liberating the working woman is a very wide one, and I am only going to refer to the chief things which we have accomplished. In order to estimate correctly what has been done, it is necessary to consider the position of women under Tsarism, under capitalism. Under Tsarism working women had no political rights whatever. Although, after the 1905 revolution, the Government consented to establish the State Duma and to grant the franchise to some sections of workers, still women workers and peasants were excluded. The position of women in the east was particularly bad. In accordance with the Mohammedan religious code, which moulded the entire life of the eastern peoples, women were deprived of all rights. They were not to learn, speak, teach, etc. Peasant women could not be elected to any village office. Conditions of labour for women were extraordinarily difficult. The working day for women in the factories was 10J to n hours. There was no kind of labour protection whatever. As a rule, women received less pay than men for the same amount of work. There are many women present at this conference who worked in a factory in Tsarist times. I am one of them. We worked in