Second Wave Feminism | The campaign for women's rights in the 1970s
CHANNEL | BBC 2
FIRST BROADCAST | 06 February 1974
DURATION | 24 minutes 27 seconds
In this programme three married couples explain their views on women and employment, both at home and in the workplace. We hear from an aspirational pottery worker who plans to become an MP, an engineering apprentice who shares the same line of work as her husband, and a full-time mother of three who is happy to follow the views of her very traditional spouse.
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'Have women really won equality?'
The 'Pussy Cat' women demonstrate how to be feminine again.
Will women's work always be underpaid and under-appreciated?
'The obvious first question is: liberation from what?'
It's more about changing the recipe of the cake than getting an equal slice.
'Unaccompanied women' cannot be served coffee here.
Austin Mitchell investigates the issue of women's employment rights.
The story of the struggle for women's rights.
Traditional and progressive views on women and work.
The political divide within feminism.
Germaine Greer considers the impact of an International Year for Women.
Ludovic Kennedy chairs a discussion on an historic day for women in Britain.
Surely the battle for women's liberation is now won?
Fifty years after women got the vote, how much has feminism really achieved?
Questioning the myths and realities of a woman's role in society.
Down with feminism!
An article in an Oxford University newspaper sparks controversy.
The story of one woman's personal campaign for equality.
'Everybody in our society, and in all societies, is woman-hating.'
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