Derek Davis on women, work and what exactly women's liberation means.
The report focuses on the reaction of the Women's Liberation Movement to remarks made by Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Mary Hynes O'Sullivan. Dr Hynes has warned that working wives risk a lack of affection for their children. However, the Women's Liberation Movement argues that Dr Hynes doesn't understand what women's liberation is all about.
Women's liberation spokeswoman Maureen Killeavey argues that Dr. Hynes is confusing "equality with sameness" and further comments that
We don't need a Psychiatrist to tell us that we're equal.
An RTÉ News report by Derek Davis was broadcast on 10 November 1974.