REC/GOV/176. Women, Permanent Commission on the Status of.
Record Group Term
The General Assembly created the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) in 1973. The Commission was charged to work to eliminate sex discrimination within the state. The Commission’s first task was to review existing statutes to ensure conformity with the 1974 state equal rights amendment. It continues its efforts to ensure equal employment, housing, credit, and educational opportunities for the state’s women. In addition to its legislative efforts, the PCSW assists individuals who believe they have suffered sex discrimination in employment and other areas. The PCSW offers advice on legal rights and assists with filing formal complaints with the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (RG 154). Records include materials created by the Executive Director, Public Information Office, Legislative Coordinator, Office Manager, and Intake Officer. The collection includes administrative files, correspondence, reports, subject files, photographs, newspaper clippings, and financial records.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Unprocessed Material — Accession 1995-012
Dates: Other: 1988 - 1990
Unprocessed Material — Accession 1995-011
Dates: Other: 1987 - 1990
The General Assembly created the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women in 1973. The Commission was charged to work to eliminate sex discrimination within the state.
Unprocessed Material — Accession 2016-036
Dates: Other: c. 1984-c. 2010
Unprocessed Material — Accession 2018-023
Dates: Other: 1972 - 2014
Unprocessed Material — Accession 1993-017
Dates: Other: 1973 - 1987
Unprocessed Material — Accession 1995-008
Dates: Other: 1975 - 1990
Unprocessed Material — Accession 1995-009
Dates: Other: 1982 - 1989
Unprocessed Material — Accession 1995-010
Dates: Other: 1973 - 1991