2. What was the significance of the campaign against the Contagious Diseases Acts?
3. Was there a change in sexual attitudes at the end of the nineteenth century?
4. To what extent did women gain increased control over their sexuality and reproductive functions during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries?
5. How far was class an issue in women's experience of sexuality?
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