When a wife ended up being her guy’s chattel

When a wife ended up being her guy’s chattel

Four years ago, on brand New 12 months’s Day 1975, the International that is first Women 12 months kicked down, sponsored because of the us. Had it simply happened five or a decade early in the day the big event will have been blithely ignored by Ireland’s overwhelmingly male governing class, but we had recently joined the EEC and European countries insisted hawaii try and at the very least appear vaguely interested.

The large amount of Irish ladies 40 years back ended up being a really sorry one. The common wage that is industrial a guy had been ?53 against ?27 for a lady. (more…)