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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 42. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 21, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3549.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 42. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3549

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 42, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed February 21, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3549.

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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 30 WOMEN IN THE mortality rate. It is true that it is still rather high, but it has fallen from 26.5 per cent, to 19 per cent, since the October revolution. There are more than 1,000 restaurants for men and women workers, and during the last two or three years large central kitchens have been organised in Ivanova Voznessensk and Nizhni Novgorod and will shortly be opened in many other towns. As for illiteracy, about three million women have learnt to read and write during the ten years. The number of women in the various schools is continually growing. The desire to learn is great and increases from year to year. The Union Congress did not only draw up a balance sheet of our ten years' work. It also drew up a number of practical proposals supporting those activities of the Soviet Government directed towards the concrete realisation of freedom for working women. The Congress did not fail to mention the tremendous difficulties still confronting us. There is still widespread illiteracy among women. The number of institutions for helping women is much too small. There are not enough women workers and peasants occupying leading positions in the Soviets, trade unions and co-operatives. There is still a huge field of work to be done among the working women of the East, who have not all discarded the veil, and who are on the lowest level culturally. But the indisputable achievements of the ten years the increasing number of women workers and peasants taking an active part in our constructive work, give us the firm belief that we shall overcome all