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Contents
Introduction
1965-1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
Appendices
  |—The Demands
  |—Abbreviations
  |—Women's Groups
References
Web Citations
Credits

APPENDIX I - The Demands

Demands One - Four
Passed at the National WLM Conference, Skegness 1971

1. Equal Pay

2. Equal Educational and Job Opportunities

3. Free Contraception and Abortion on Demand

4. Free 24-hour Nurseries

Five and Six
Passed at the National WLM Conference, Edinburgh 1974

5. Legal and Financial Independence for All Women

6. The Right to a Self Defined Sexuality. An End to Discrimination Against Lesbians.

In 1978 at the National WLM Conference, Birmingham, the first part of this demand was split off and put as a preface to all seven demands

The Seventh Demand
Passed at the National WLM Conference, Birmingham 1978

7. Freedom for all women from intimidation by the threat or use of violence or sexual coercion regardless of marital status; and an end to the laws, assumptions and institutions which perpetuate male dominance and aggression to women.




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