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Soviet Russia: an investigation by British women trade unionists, April to July, 1925 - Image 41. 1925. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 27, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/5543/show/5472.

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Title Soviet Russia: an investigation by British women trade unionists, April to July, 1925
Contributor (Local)
  • British Women Trade Unionist Delegation
Publisher W. P. Coates
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • London, England
Date 1925
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Labor unions
  • Women
  • Economics
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Social conditions
  • Employment
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
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  • Text
  • Image
Original Item Extent xxi, 88 pages, 1 leaf including frontispiece, illustrations, portraits, facsimiles folded plates; 26 cm
Original Item Location DK265.B67385
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8302907~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
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Transcript i Chapter VII WOMEN IN INDUSTRY ONE of the first acts of the Soviet Revolution was to proclaim the equality of the sexes. At the same time it was recognised that the only way in which to realise the complete equality of woman in fact, and not only in words, was to grant her not merely political rights and equality with men, but to make her economically'independent and to free her from the constant domestic drudgery which has done so much to narrow woman's outlook and has caused her to become Tartar Mosque, Tiflis. Georgia the helpless dependent of the men-folk of her family—not only in Russia> but throughout the world. The Soviet authorities consequently endeavoured to attract women to take part in the public, industrial, and general economic life of the country. Women were encouraged to enter the industries—with, of course, due safeguards against their employment on work peculiarly harmful to the female organism. The result was a great influx of women into industry. This process had, of course, already started in Russia, as in other countries, during the World War, when women were encouraged to take the place of the men called to the colours. As is well known, after the introduction of the new economic policy the State industries were one after another placed on a business footing, various economies being introduced, particularly by the closing down of (25)