LESSON VII - Page 2 Social Hygiene, Continued. 15. Are there any State Reformatories for girls? 16. Are there any provided for women? ___In what State institutions are women offenders sent? 17. Why are police women so urgently recommended? 18. Who appoints the State Health Commissioners? _____ Who is the present commissioner? 19. Is the control of venereal diseases consider important in medical science? 20. In the State there are (how many) ___open clinics for the diagnosis and treatment of venereal
diseases. Both men and women are treated.
21. Are cases followed up and treated? 22 The prevalence of venereal diseases is shown by a report made to the State Social Hygiene
Bureau from July 26 to July 31, 1928. In these five days 1200 Virginia physicians reported 8,460 cases.
23. Why does the Virginia League League of Women Voters advocated larger appropriations to
carry on the Social Hygiene work in the State Department of Health? Because the League believes the social hygiene is a concern of all interested in public welfare. Careful training in character and sex will help to prevert delinquency and reduce the [pre]valance of venereal diseases. Proper law enforcement will improve the moral and health conditions of any community. The establishment and maintenance of clinics mean the reduction of venereal disease cases and the safeguarding of innocent people.
24. What are the items on the program of the National League of Women Voters relating to
Social Hygiene? (See National League Program.)
Suggestions for study:: Program of Study and Support of Va. League of Woman Voters 1929-1930 Program of Work of National League of Women Voters Explanation of Social Hygiene program of National League of Women Voters The Three Laws. Published by National League of Women Voters Educational Measures, " " " " " Law Enforcement " " " " " " Medical Measures " " " " " The following books are recommended:
A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil, by Jane Adams The Way Life Begins, by Cady Toward Racial Health, by March.
The following pamphlets may be obtained from the American Social Hygiene Association,
370 Seventh Av, New York: How Shall I Tell My Child, by Chapman, 35 cents High School and Sec Education, by Gruenberg, 50 cents A Bibliography. Free.