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Yvette ROUDY

politician , deputy

Yvette ROUDY, French politician.; Steering Committee and National Secretary (elected 1979); European Pari. 1979-1981.


ROUDY, Yvette was born on April 10, 1929. Daughter of Joseph Saldou and Jeanne Saldou (née Dicharry).


Girls’ Technical College, Bordeaux, school leaving exam., philosophy. English degree; spoken languages: English.


Member of the executive board of the Convention of Republican Institutions. Member of management committee and National Secretary of Socialist Party, with responsibility for women’s issues. Member, European Parliament, 1979-1981.

Minister of Women's Rights, 1981-1986. Deputy for Calvados, since 1986. Vice-Chairman of Social Issues Commission of National Assembly, since 1988.

National Secretary of Socialist Party with special responsibility for women’s rights. since 1988. Mayor of Lisieux, since 1989. Vice-Chairman of International Socialist.

Member of executive board of Socialist Party.


  • Translations. La Femme Mystifiée by Betty Friedan, 1965. Ma vie by Eleanor Roosevelt, 1967.La Place de la femme dans un monde d'hommes by Elizabeth Jeannewan, 1969. Various articles. Essays: la Réussite de la femme, 1969.La Femme en marge, 1975. Les Métiers et les conjoints (2nd edition, 1981). A cause d’elles, 1985.


Steering Committee and National Secretary (elected 1979). European Pari. 1979-1981.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, swimming.


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Joseph Saldou

Jeanne Dicharry

Pierre Roudy