Second Wave Feminism | The campaign for women's rights in the 1970s
CHANNEL | BBC 2
FIRST BROADCAST | 07 April 1970
DURATION | 5 minutes 8 seconds
Bob Langley reports on the Pussy Cat Club, a group formed by women who do not agree with sexual equality and think the role of a housewife should be to pamper and serve her husband. The club also teaches single women about what they view as 'feminine graces', such as flirtation, as well as household tasks like wine making, so that they too can fulfil the role of a 'Pussy Cat' one day.
Do female students prefer feminism to femininity?
'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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