More than 50 students, activists and academics discussed the orginal Working Women's Charter of 1974, struggles for equal pay and working conditions, and why only 4 of the original 10 demands have been met today. Speakers and participants then worked in small groups to propose new demands - creating a new Working Women's Charter for the 21st century. The conference was organised by H&P, convened by Professor Pam Cox, of Essex University, and held at King's College London.
See the new charter: http://www.historyandpolicy.org/img/news/uploads/new_working_women_charter_final.pdf
Read The Guardian story The working women's charter: forty years on, women are still struggling
Read the Women on Top story https://woman-on-top.com/a-serious-debate-is-needed-as-new-working-womens-charter-launched/
Read Society Central's Article What do working women need?
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