Feminism in Britain 1970s

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the 1970s saw the high point of second-wave feminism, developing the changes that were appearing within the 60s. this was a movement that had support worldwide, something made clear by the inauguration of International Women's Day by the United Nations in 1977.

following the initial Women's Liberation meeting in 1970, women's liberation groups began to appear all over the country. in 1970, women's liberation organisations interrupted the 'Miss World' contest, as they believed it, objectified women.

progress was made in advancing reproductive rights. although the birth control pill had been available in the 1960s its use became much…


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