female suffrage


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female suffrage

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly US another name for women's suffrage
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By female suffrage is meant the right of a woman to vote as some man tells her to.
The walk will continue down Northumberland Street, the backdrop to scenes in the fight for female suffrage.
The house where the first female suffrage was registered in Latin America was recycled to function as a visitor center of Cerro Chato, with funds from the 2016 Tourism Prize, destined to promote tourism in localities of less than 5,000 inhabitants.
To commemorate the centennial of this event, school librarians and other educators will be exploring the history and impact of female suffrage.
One Hundred Years of Struggle: The History of Women and the Vote in Canada provides a much-needed comprehensive history of the struggle for female suffrage in Canada, putting it into a wider chronological and political context than most treatments, typically bound by the dates of the actual campaign, circa 1880s to 1940.
WOW Cardiff 2018 is part of Southbank Centre's expansion of its global WOW network of festivals to create nine new WOW festivals in five cities across the UK to mark the centenary of female suffrage in 2018.
"Switzerland, a deeply democratic country that is always called a model of direct democracy in Europe, only introduced women's right to vote on a federal level in 1971, and one Swiss canton, Appenzell Innerrhoden, only established female suffrage in 1991," Anna Katharina Mangold points out.
Self-made entrepreneur Carole Nash MBE was presented with the Centenary Woman of the Year award - recognising the 100 years of female suffrage, for her tireless charity work following the sale of her insurance business.
Perhaps not everyone knows that Switzerland - despite its century-old legacy of direct democracy - was one of the last countries in the world to introduce female suffrage. It was only in 1971 when Swiss men 'allowed' women in a popular vote to have the right to vote and be elected to Parliament at federal level.
The project thus critically assessed the shifting role of verse culture in the reform agitation of the 1820s and '30s; the emergence of a reforming Liberal agenda leading up to franchise extension in 1867; the evolution of the Labour movement in the 1880s and the extension of the franchise in 1 884; and the campaign for the female suffrage up until 1918.
A strong advocate for female suffrage, she worked tirelessly to make sure voting rights were extended to all citizens," Google wrote.
Escoda was a strong advocate for female suffrage and she worked tirelessly to make sure voting rights were extended to all Filipino citizens.