In this occasional series I ask the question; why do some women become political activists? Sandy Rose was part of the post war generation that lived at a time of great hope, this is her story………..
“I was born in 1945 and my parents were very conservative and narrow minded”. Sandy left school at 17 and then worked in a library for a year before going to university at 18.
In order to do a degree she had to overcome both her parent’s objections and their refusal to make the parental contribution to her state grant. In order to support herself she worked in various jobs, including one at the London Zoo.
In 1967 Sandy went to the London School of Economics to do a postgraduate diploma in social administration. LSE was then a hotbed of radicalism, and it was there that Sandy met her future husband, Brian Rose. “He…
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