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8 Protection of Female Labor

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  • N. N. Sheptulina
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    The basic norms and regulations regarding women's working and living conditions were adopted during the first years of Soviet power: equal right to work, prohibition of employment underground and in some other jobs, at night, and on overtime, a ban on carrying loads, paid pregnancy and maternity leave, and so on. They embodied the demands of the first Program of the Russian Social-Democratic Labor Party (August 1903). The second Program of the Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks) (March 1919) set a new task: "The Party does not restrict itself to formal equality for women; it seeks to rid them of the material burdens of the outdated household by replacing it with housing communes, public dining rooms, centralized laundries, day nurseries, etc.">sup>1>/sup>

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    Article provided by M.E. Sharpe, Inc. in its journal Problems of Economic Transition.

    Volume (Year): 24 (1982)
    Issue (Month): 5 (January)
    Pages: 156-162

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    Handle: RePEc:mes:prectr:v:24:y:1982:i:5:p:156-162
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