- GB 1534 FP
Family Planning Association
Family Planning Association
Folder containing material relating to various feminist collectives and women’s groups, including briefings, journals, newsletters, information sheets, legal guidance. Includes: List of women’s organisations in UK by Women’s Forum (May 1982); letter from Wages for Housework Campaign and enclosed Guardian reader’s letter from Anita Garcia, an Argentine woman in the UK, re Falklands War (Jun 1982); Association of Radical Midwives info leaflet (1982); ‘British Women, Foreign Children’ info sheet re campaign to grant British citizenship to all children of British nationals (c.1982); minutes of Women’s Employment Group Project meeting (Sept [1980s]); Greenwich Creche Project flyer and cover letter; National Childcare Campaign info sheet (n.d.); Birmingham Women’s Liberation contact list (n.d.); Women’s Fightback ‘Women say NO to Tebbit’ campaign info sheet (1982); info sheet for Shilo Pregnancy & Contraceptive Advisory Service for Jewish women (Hebrew; n.d.); Campagne Internationale sur la Contraception, l’Avortement et la Sterilisation information booklet (French-language; 1980); TSC Working Women’s Group ‘History of Turkish Women’ essay (n.d.); copy of ‘Jesus had Right Attitude to Women’ article from Catholic Herald (Mar 1978); info sheet on women’s rights within Islam by Iranian Women Solidarity Group (Jun 1982); press release for ‘Sexual Harassment at Work’ report by National Council for Civil Liberties (1982); flyer for Anti-Sexist Men’s Weekend (Jun 1982); press release for ‘Building the London Gay Community’ report by London Gay Workshops (May 1982); info sheet and Charter of Wageless Women collective (n.d.); CASSOE newsletter subscribers list (May 1982); A Woman’s Place (AWP) list of members (n.d.); Stonewall Committee flyer for Seattle Pride (1982); copy of leaflet from Alternatives for Women, California (n.d.); info sheet for Whitman Brooks Rap Groups (n.d.); copy of flyer for National Association of Gay Alcoholism Professionals (NAGAP; US-based; n.d.); info sheet for CONTROL: Women’s Liberation Pregnancy Advisory & Abortion Referral Centres (Sydney-based; n.d.).
Also includes mostly undated AWP research materials and reports, including: charts on Equal Pay Act & Sex Discrimination Act; advice documents re taking your case to the industrial tribunal; reports on safe pensions & industrial pensions; report on the EEC and equality legislation; report on discrimination outside the Sex Discrimination Act; report on Equal Opportunities Commission; copy of ‘Sexual divisions within the labour force: occupational segregation’ by Catherine Hakim (Nov 1978); report outlining the Sex Discrimination Act’s employment provisions; report on affirmative action programmes in the US.
Bulletins & newsletters: International Contraception, Abortion & Sterilisation Campaign (ICASC) newsletters 7 & 8 (1982); Matriarchy Research & Reclaim Network newsletter (Dec 1981); National Childcare Campaign newsletter (Aug 1982); OUT: The publication of the multi-national women’s liberation group of Athens (May 1982); newsletter for Sunrise Education Trust (Jul 1982); Grapevine newsletter (Apr 1981); Rights of Women (ROW) newsletter (Jul 1982); Campaign to Impede Sex Stereotyping in the Young (CISSY) newsletter (Dec 1980); International Women’s News newsletter (Jan 1969); Women’s Studies Newsletter (Oct 1977); ‘Alcoholism: A Woman’s Issue’ stickers from Alcoholism Center for Women (ACW; n.d.); ACWWorth (ACW’s newsletters; Fall 1980 & Winter 1980-1981), with acknowledgement slip; Islington Community Health Council briefings (Mar & Jul 1980); Alcoholism Center for Women ‘Sober Woman’ bulletin, with acknowledgement slip (c.1981).
Material relating to women’s health and experiences of (dis)ability, including reports, health guides, newsletters, campaign guides, conference packs.
Includes: ‘Unite’ newsletter from NUS Women’s Campaign (Feb 1987); Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine 8.7 (Jul 1990); publications list, order form (n.d.) and ‘Abortion Care: A Practical Guide’ publication from Women’s Health & Reproductive Rights Information Centre (Sept 1989); ‘The Look After Yourself! Health Guide’ from the Health Education Council (n.d.); conference delegates pack for Promoting Our Health: Britain’s Third National Lesbian & Gay Health Conference (5 Nov 1990); conference delegates pack for Promoting Our Health: Britain’s Second National Lesbian & Gay Health Conference (11 Sept 1989); ‘Health & Welfare in Camden: A Handbook for Elderly People’ by Hampstead Community Health Council et al (Oct 1991); TV-AM ‘Cervical Cancer Campaign’ health awareness booklet (May 1988); Anorexia & Bulimia Nervosa Association (ABNA) newsletter (1988); NUS ‘Women and Health Resource’ briefing 297 (n.d. [c.1980s]); ‘Organisation Building’ resource pack by Agnes Fletcher for Disability Awareness in Action (1994); NUS ‘Women’s Reproductive Rights’ briefing 244 (Spring 1987); ‘Women’s Health & Mental Illness’ broadsheet by London Women & Mental Health Group (n.d. [c.1980s]); minutes of International Lesbian & Gay People of Colour Conference (ILGPOCC) Women’s Caucus (4 Jun 1990); Women’s Health Information Exchange newsletter 11 (Sept 1988); Women’s Health Information Exchange newsletter 1 (1987); London Black Women’s Health Action Project newsletter 6 (Mar 1987); ILGPOCC planning committee minutes (9 Sept 1990); London Black Women’s Health Action Project newsletter 9 (Jun 1988).
Information guides and health literature produced by the Women’s Health and Reproductive Rights Information Centre (WHRRIC).
Includes guides to: the politics of premenstrual tension; the menopause; HIV & AIDS; pelvic inflammatory disease; fibroids; genital warts; hysterectomy; heavy bleeding; painful periods; smear tests and cervical cell abnormalities; unplanned pregnancy; infertility; ectopic pregnancy; antenatal screening; donor insemination; women’s health work and stress; alternative medicine.
Women's Health and Reproductive Rights Information Centre
Papers of the Scottish Abortion Campaign (SAC), a pro-choice organisation based in Scotland. Collection includes papers relating to the running of the SAC; correspondence, press releases, agendas and minutes of meetings, newsletters, event material, press cuttings &etc. Also includes papers relating to the National Abortion Campaign; correspondence, newsletters, conferences, bulletins &etc. Other papers include material relating to anti-abortion campaigns, including parliamentary campaigns.
Scottish Abortion Campaign
Series contains material relating primarily to women's health and LGBTQ health. Includes publications, newsletters, booklets, reports, informative leaflets, guides, resources, articles on a wide variety of topics including HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, disability, substance and alcohol dependency, mental health, sexual health, housing and homelessness, policing, lesbian custody, D/deaf and Hard of Hearing people, domestic violence, and more.
Part of Zine Collection
October, 2013. London. A7 booklet in black and white, which folds out into a double-sided A4 sheet. Content is concerned with the author's feelings and responses towards anti-abortion protesters.