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12 Oct 2017
unemployment has climbed to 1 million, which was over 5% of the workforce
in an effort to tackle inflation James Callaghan's Labour government tries to persuade trade unions to limit pay rises to no more than 5%, however, the unions refuse and Britain is hit by a wave of strikes
Edward Heath's Conservative government loses the 1974 general election
the Conservatives win a general election and Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain's first woman prime minister
the Olympic Games in Munich (massacre)
embers of the National Organization for Women stood up in the Senate, gallery to demand attention for the Equal Rights Amendment.
Feminists staged a sit-in at the Ladies' Home Journal offices, demanding changes in the feminine mystique propaganda of women's magazines.
The Women's Strike for Equality featured demonstrations in cities across the nation. The strike was held on the fiftieth anniversary of women's suffrage.
The Supreme Court ruled in Frontiero v. Richardson that denying military benefits for male spouses was illegal sex discrimination.
NOW President Karen DeCrow and other women's group leaders met with President Gerald Ford in the White House.
The United Nations declared 1975 International Women's Year and organized the first World Conference on Women, held in Mexico City.
President Jimmy Carter established the National Advisory Committee for Women.
Education (Handicapped Children) Act 1970
Education (Scotland) Act 1971
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