CollectionIrish Housewives Association (Hilda Tweedy Papers)
Collection DescriptionThe Irish Housewives Association (IHA) was formed in 1942, to gain recognition for the right of housewives to play an active part in society. Dr. Hilda Tweedy was the custodian of these records for many years. She was a founder member, and a lifetime member, of the IHA.
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Women's Representative Council Reports
1 Government Reports
/I 1975, Commission on European Communities
/ii 1976 United Nations Economic and Social Committee Report on Employment
/iii Prohibition of night work by women
/iv Deparement of Labour: equal pay

2 General Reports
/I 1975-1977 Work of the Women's Council and Representative Progress Report
/ii Implementation of Commission of the Status of Women Recommendations
/iii Equal opportunities
/iv 1975, ANCO

3 Submission to the Government by the Women's Representative Council 1972-1988, correspondence with newspaper articles, 1 file

4 Legislation
/1 Labour
/I 1974, Anti Discrimination (Pay) Act
/ii 1975, Anti Discrimination (Employment) Bill, 1976
/iii 1976, Anti Discrimination (Unfair Dismissals) Bill
/2 Family
/I 1958, Adoption Act
/ii 1974, Family Planning Bill
/iii 1975, Family Law (Maintenance of Spouse and Children) Bill
/iv 1978, Health (Family Planning) Bill
/v 1974, Controal of Importation, Sale and Manufacture of Contraceptives Bill, 1 file.

AccessBy prior appointment.

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Repository NameNational Archives of Ireland
Address8 Bishop Street Dublin 8
EircodeD08 DF85
Telephone(01) 407-2300
Telephone 21890-25-24-24
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