TITLE

The Women at Houston

AUTHOR(S)
Friedan, Betty
PUB. DATE
December 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;12/10/77, Vol. 177 Issue 24, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the support of the National Organization for Women in the U.S. for the passage of laws against sex discrimination in employment. Provisions of the Equal Rights Amendment; Information on a government conference held in Houston, Texas on the issue of status of women in the society; Objective of the conference was to adopt a "National Plan of Action" for women; Reaction of some women movement leaders to the government's espousal of the movements.
ACCESSION #
9592433

 

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