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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 38. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 23, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3545.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 38. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3545

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 38, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed September 23, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3545.

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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 26 WOMEN IN THE possibility of combining work with motherhood in a way which involved no harm to the life and health of mother and child. Besides the usual annual holiday, which all workers and employees enjoy, besides sick leave, working women receive eight weeks' holiday both before and after childbirth, and employees six weeks, during which their full wages are paid. A nursing mother is given half-an-hour's rest every three and a half hours during working time for a period of nine months. The mother receives assistance from the sick fund for her child both at its birth and during the first nine months of its life. In laws relating to property, women, of the town and country, have the same rights as men. A number of special laws (dealing with labour, the land and forests) give special advantages to women, to a large extent because they were for so many centuries deprived of all rights. There is also complete equality for men and women in agrarian laws. A number of clauses in these laws contain special references to the rights of women in using the land. In local decisions on all questions relating to the land the peasant woman is equally entitled with the man to speak and vote. If land is to be divided, men and women members of families have equal claims. But in drawing up and carrying out all these laws which assure full equality to women, the Soviet Power was well aware that good laws alone do nothing. Much work had to be done to help women workers and peasants make practical use of that equality, to teach them to take advantage of the