A forum hosted by the World Affairs Council at the Firemen's Fund Auditorium in San Francisco in 1971 on the subject of changes that have taken place in women's lives in India, Japan, Eastern Europe, Mexico and Sweden. Education, job opportunities, family living situations and legal rights are compared and contrasted. Edith Coliver, Director of the Asia Foundation, introduces the participants. Margaret Cormack speaks about India and Japan. Helga Lohr-Bailey speaks about the socialist countries of Eastern Europe. Dr. May N. Diaz compares the situation of women in Mexico with that of women in Sweden. Herma Kay speaks about U.S. laws and mores concerning women.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.