Quiet Revolutionaries: The Hidden Historical Impact of Law Reformers

Formed in 1938, the Married Women’s Association took reform of family property law as its chief focus. Sharon Thompson discusses the untold story of the Married Women’s Association. The Association boasted powerful public figures, including MP Edith Summerskill, authors Vera Brittain and Dora Russell, and barrister Helena Normanton. They campaigned on matters that are still being debated in family law today.

Book: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/quiet-revolutionaries-9781509929412/

Website: https://marriedwomensassociation.co.uk/

Podcast: https://quietrevolutionaries.podbean.com/

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