Women pp 22-28 | Cite as

Equal Opportunities

  • Anna Eckersley
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Part of the In Business Now book series

Abstract

The concept of equality between women and men was only recognised in law 15 years ago in Britain. Before that, women were paid different rates and were restricted to certain jobs. They could not get a mortgage without a male partner and they needed their husband to co-sign hire purchase agreements. Even today there are different state pension ages for women and men.

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© Anna Eckersley 1992

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