How times change

As late as 1971, women were banned from going into Wimpy Bars on their own, after midnight, on the grounds that the only women out on their own at that hour must be prostitutes.

More observations on 1970s life in the UK here.

One Response to How times change

  1. says:

    Yes, and around that time my mother was refused a job as a doctor at a London hospital because they had filled up their women quota and were not allowed to employ more. I’m glad to be in the 2010s.

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