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Women's Rights -- Massachusetts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Massachusetts Coalition of Battered Women's Service Groups collection

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Identifier: M138
Overview During the winter of 1978, a group of feminists gathered to discuss forming an organization to support battered women and to combat domestic violence in Massachusetts. The discussion resulted in the formation of the Massachusetts Coalition of Battered Women's Service Groups, a statewide organization that would both finance local organizations and address the needs of battered women across Massachusetts. In its 20 years of activity, the coalition organized fundraising efforts, political...
Dates: 1979-1981

Reproductive Rights National Network records

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Identifier: M137
Overview The Reproductive Rights National Network was an umbrella organization that connected about 50 feminist affiliates between 1978 and 1984, when it dissolved due to lack of funding. While the national organization collapsed, the Boston affiliate survived until 1995. The Network developed out of a socialist project in Chicago during the late 1970s, when activists took a proactive approach to the abortion debate in the wake of Roe v. Wade. In 1978, Reproductive Rights National Network formed to...
Dates: 1969-1995 (bulk 1980-1995)