Did You Know?

Did You Know?

 

Celebrate your responsibility - Exercise your right to vote. 

During World War I and World War II, women filled what had traditionally been male jobs in  factories and offices. After WWl, the rationale that those same women now standing in for their male counterparts (once considered mentally and physically inferior to them) proved illogical and laid the foundation for many countries to grant females the right to vote.

1893  |  NEW ZEALAND

1917   |  RUSSIA

1920  |  USA

1928  |  UNITED KINGDOM

1931   |  SPAIN

1945  |  ITALY

1949  |  CHINA

1950  |  INDIA

History of Gender Equality IN VOTING

Some countries took much longer:

1971   |  SWITZERLAND

1976  |  Portugal

1992  |  TAIWAN

Other countries have  marked differences regarding when voting rights were granted to ALL women despite race, religion or tribe :

 

1945  |  TOGO

1946  |  CAMEROON & LIBERIA

1959  |  TANZANIA & TUNISIA

1960  |  CANADA 

1961   |  SIERRA LEONE & RWANDA

1962   |  AUSTRALIA

1994   |  SOUTH AFRICA

2015   |  SAUDI ARABIA

“Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility.”    Eleanor Roosevelt

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