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[Xmca-l] Re: Women's right to elect and to stand for election in general elections



Sorry Ulvi:

A correction: White women didn't vote in New Zealand until 1893, and Maori
women were only allowed to vote for four symbolic "Maori" seats in the
national assembly. (Incredibly, indigenous people were not allowed to vote
here in Australia until 1962, and for census purposes were counted as
animals; in Tasmania in the nineteenth century there were bounties for
shooting them.)

What DID happen in the 1870s was the first really national right of women
to vote and hold office...the Paris Commune.

David Kellogg
Macquarie University

On Sun, Dec 13, 2015 at 4:03 AM, Ulvi İçil <ulvi.icil@gmail.com> wrote:

> Please.
>
> When and where in human history.
>
> I know.
>
> The first is different than the second, stand for.
>
> And also, there is the differentiation between local and general elections.
>
> But the question is there: When and where did women obtain the full right
> to elect and to stand for election?
>
> Best,
> Ulvi
>
> P.S. Claimed to be in first in my native country, Turkey! Nowadays
> unbelievable!! That in 1934, for both to stand for and in general
> elections. It is true. But is it the first in world history, as is taught
> today in primary education in Turkey? Hint: No, it isn't.
> Then, in Britain, in Germany, in US, in France, in Russia, when?
>