The National Archives
Extracts from the Report of the War Cabinet committee on Women In Industry, published in 1919
(PRO ref: MUN 5/88/342/18)
Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about how women's work in the Great War helped to achieve the vote for women in 1918. You should consider:
What new occupations are women doing?
Where are women no longer working?
Why is this?
What does source 9a suggest about attitudes towards women working?
Does source 9b confirm or contradict the impression given by source 9a?