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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 41. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 4, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3548.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 41. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3548

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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 I SOVIET UNION 29 A few days ago, on the eve of the ten years' celebration of the October revolution, there was a Union Congress of women workers and peasants active in the Soviets. That Congress gave us an indication of what has been done to free working women, of the extent to which women have realised the rights won in the October revolution. The best evidence of our success is the fact that about 200,000 women workers and peasants are working in the Soviets. There are women in leading positions in the Soviets, even in the highest Soviet bodies. More than a hundred women workers and peasants are members of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Union. Housewives are also being drawn into Soviet work. Over 80,000 of them took part in this year's Soviet election, and a great many of them share in the practical daily work of the Soviets. We have also succeeded in improving the position of women in industry. I have already referred to some of the laws which protect the interests and health of women workers and mothers in industry. We have at the moment about three million women in industry, of whom 743,000 are in large factories. That is 199,000 more than in 1912. 2,600,000 of these women workers are organised in their trade unions. There are a great number of institutions which set women free for productive labour: 631 factory nurseries for 24,609 children; and more than 1,200 kindergartens and children's clinics; 3,000 summer homes in the country for 150,000 children and 4,000 nurseries for 61,000 children. The result of all these measures is a sharp decline in the infant