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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 37. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 28, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3544.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 37. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3544

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 37, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed February 28, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3544.

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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 *5 among women factory workers and housewives, reading and writing was not a widespread art. If working women had been fortunate enough in their childhood to learn for a year or two, the knowledge was soon lost because of the difficulties of their natural position, which afforded no opportunity of using the knowledge learnt in childhood. Such, in short, was the position of working women in Russia before the October revolution. Ten years ago, in October, 1917, the rule of capitalism was overthrown by the working class of •ur country. The very first law of the new State power abolished the political and legal disabilities of the working woman. According to our Constitution, " All workers, men and women, have equal rights to elect, and be elected to, the Soviets." But our Soviet legislation is not limited to proclaiming legal equality for women. It bestows particular attention on the care of women and children, and creates all the conditions necessary for the actual realisation of the law. The family and marriage laws of 1918 put an end to the old enslaved position of the woman. The woman was assigned the same rights in regard to marriage and the family as the man; she and her children were placed under legal protection. The 1926 law which is valid to-day, contains a number of new regulations which protect the interests of mother and child to an even greater extent than formerly. The Soviet Power from the first days of its existence, promulgated laws for the protection of workers. Working women were assured of the c