Caribean women.

Title: Caribean women.
Category: /Social Sciences/Sociology
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Caribean women.
THE POLITICS OF THE WORKING CLASS IN THE 20TH CENTURY Working-class women used more radical, at times violent methods in their political activism. In the 1920s and 1930s employers took very little notice of the hardships of the labourers in the British-ruled Caribbean territories. Unemployment was high, ranging from 25 to 50 percent in some territories. Women were paid less than men, and health and educational facilities were poor. These conditions led to the outbreak of strikes …showed first 75 words of 3010 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 3010 total…for a home for respectable gentlewomen who were widows or spinsters in indigent circumstances. An upper class Chinese woman, Lady Thelma Hochoy the wife of Sir Solomon Hochoy was socially active in Trinidad. She joined the Chinese Association in the late 1930s and became a social worker in 1960. Lady Hochoy is founder and patron of the Lady Hochoy Home for Mentally Retarded Children (founded 1961) and is a past President of the Coterie of Social Workers.

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