Ref NoDM2123/1/Archive Boxes 26
TitleGirls and young women youth work in Manchester: tackling sexism, racism, gay and lesbian issues, stress management, and work with boys to improve attitudes
DescriptionContains folders relating to training for youth workers on the topics of girls and young women in Manchester during the 1980s. Topics include stress management, assertiveness training, sexism awareness, black awareness and racism, work with boys, and gay and lesbian issues. These were compiled and given by Michelle Walmsley and include materials produced by Manchester City Council, the Greater London Council (GLC), and other public organisations. They cover the period from the early 1980s-c.1995

Blue folder: Relaxation and stress: photocopied materials relating to stress management, n.d.[1980s]
Orange A4 folder: 'Information skills for women: sex, relationships, and health', materials for a series of Manchester city wide courses, November-December 1987 (includes work of Manchester Education Girls Work Project)
Research packs relating to mental health (designed for schools)
Materials on sexual equality, stress, assertiveness training
Yellow folder: Sexism training materials, with notes, cartoons, press cuttings
Black folder: Anti-sexism Course, also on stereotypes, June-July 1992
Board game in blue box: 'Mans's world: a game for young men', produced by The B-Team (Resources for Boyswork) c/o 320 Commercial Way, London, SE15 1QN, n.d. [1980s-1990s]; with additional packs and resources relating to the education of boys into responsible attitudes, i.e. 'Taking responsibility: international anti-sexist youth work for young men', 1996; National Association of Boys' Clubs; anti-sexist work with boys
Anti racism material aimed at youth, including Rafiki organisation, 1999; discussion of the slave trade
Gay and lesbian issue learning packs, including video, and resources dating from the 1990s
'Colours of the rainbow: exploring issues of sexuality and difference', a resource pack for teachers, governors, parents, and carers, Sandra Mole, Camden and Islington Community Health Services NHS Trust, 1995
'Tackling heterosexism: a handbook of lesbian rights', produced by the GLC Women's Committee, n.d. [c.1985]
Video: 'Gay talk', 17 minutes, n.d.
Video: 'Revolting', written by Sally Carr, performed by Lesbian and Gay Youth Manchester, n.d.
Book: 'The gender trap: a closer look at sex roles: 3, Messages and images', Carol Adams and Rae Laurikietis, Virago/Quartet Books, 1980 (revised edition)
Extent1 records management box
Access ConditionsThis material is held in an Outstore and advanced notice is needed to access materials
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