The campaigner, who was concerned with the welfare of prostitutes and fought for the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts from 1869 to 1886, left effects worth pounds 394 3s 5d but this was later resworn and increased to pounds 1,753 5s 7d - or pounds 133,000 today.
What does CDA stand for?
CDA stands for Contagious Diseases Act (UK)
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The campaigner, who was concerned with the welfare of prostitutes and fought for the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts from 1869 to 1886, left effects valued at pounds 394 3s 5d, but this was later resworn and increased to pounds 1,753 5s 7d, or pounds 133,000 today.
of Toronto, Canada) offers a history of legal regulation of prostitution in Bombay (now Mumbai) in pre-independence India, covering the regulationist phase of the Contagious Diseases Acts, from around 1860 until 1890; the antitrafficking phase, emerging at the turn of the 20th century and lasting into the 1920s; and the abolitionist phase, combining antitrafficking and nationalist discourses, from around 1917 to 1947.
Adds Marian: "Perhaps Josephine Butler is best remembered for her active involvement in the campaign to repeal the Contagious Diseases Acts.
Her "great crusade" was the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Act, which had previously given police powers to licence women, medically inspect and detain them.
Report of the Royal Commission upon the Administration and Operation of the Contagious Diseases Act (London, 1871), quoted in Thomas, 198.
She devoted her life to helping prostitutes, to fighting the 'white slave' trade in young girls and, most famously, to campaigning against the infamous Contagious Diseases Acts.
Or are we returning to the Victorian days of the Contagious Diseases Act when women were rounded up and forcibly examined by the police?