Introduction: Old Problems and New Challenges

  • Eugenia Caracciolo di Torella
  • Annick Masselot


I am not a member of the Women’s Rights League. Whatever I have written has been without any conscious thought of making propaganda. (…) I (…) must disclaim the honour of having consciously worked for the women’s rights movement. I am not even quite clear as to just what the women’s right movement really is. To me it has seemed a problem of humanity in general.1


European Union Family Life Gender Equality Family Responsibility Private Sphere 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugenia Caracciolo di Torella
    • 1
  • Annick Masselot
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.University of LeicesterUK
  2. 2.University of LeedsUK
  3. 3.University of CanterburyNew Zealand

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