This Tuesday, women and men throughout the US and in 200 countries worldwide came together for the RISE to end violence against all women and girls as part of Valentine’s Day.
Women Voting articles on Democracy Chronicles
Limited women voting rights in modern democracies were first gained in the late 19th century in a few countries and only some U.S. states. International organizations were formed to coordinate efforts and women's suffrage spread, first mostly in Europe and then beyond. The Nineteenth Amendment giving women the right to vote across the United States was ratified only in 1920. Also see our articles on feminism or LGBT voting.
Women’s rights leader and suffragette Susan B. Anthony was born February 15, 1820 and never got to vote herself
The signs I encountered among the thousands who attended the Women’s March on DC yesterday, the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump. The crowd expressed deep reservations about his views.
A Republican state representative put forth legislation that would make abortion in the state a felony
Kenyan opposition politician is encouraging women to withhold sex until their husband’s register to vote
I can not imagine the pain of being a teacher today, especially in a multilingual school. Talking to young angels who do not understand the madness of the past few weeks seems to me impossible
The difference between women’s and men’s voting behavior can be seen after a century of the women voting
Ilhan Omar was born in Mogadishu but has now become the first ever female Somali American lawmaker
Grave of women’s suffrage movement leader Susan B. Anthony visited as part of election day tradition
Electing a woman as the United States president regardless of the actual ramifications, is definitely a wrinkle in history. After all it’s been over 100 years since activists and reformers won women’s suffrage rights