Sex Equality and Protective Laws

Archive Report

Industrial and social readjustments of a far-reaching character are implied in the present demand of women's organizations for complete economic equality between the sexes. The difficulties of such readjustments and the complexity of the problems they involve are increased by the fact that the organized women's groups not only in the United States but in practically every industrial country - are in disagreement as to how a condition of equality can be brought about. The outstanding point of difference one which has already produced a definite split in the woman's movement - is in the value placed by the opposing groups upon special labor legislation for women.

Aside from their own disagreement as to method, women face a three-fold opposition to their demand for equal ...

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