• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: PR00072

Unemployed Women’s Union : SUMMARY RECORD

  • Repository State Library of South Australia
  • Reference SRG 852
  • Date Range 1979 - 1981
  • Description

    The Unemployed Women’s Union was a response to the economic downturn of 1980. They wanted to debunk the myth of working married women as the cause of unemployment, defend the right for all women to work, and as a support group for unemployed women. The picketed employers, published a newsletter, spoke at rallies, wrote letters to newspapers and politicians, and applied for jobs en masse. Papers of the South Australian Unemployed Women’s Union comprising minutes of meetings; membership records; contacts; newspaper cuttings; promotional leaflets; and conference information.

  • Quantity 0.54 m

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  • See also
    • Moon, Silver (1952 - )
  • primary
    • Unemployed Women's Union (1980 - 1981)