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New Working Women’s Charter launched

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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:

Read The Guardian story The working women's charter: forty years on, women are still struggling 

Read the Women on Top story

Read Society Central's Article What do working women need? 

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