Saturday, May 23, 2015

Fact of the Day: Swiss Suffrage

While women's suffrage took place for most of the Western World by the 1940's, however Switzerland was very late to give women the right to vote in democratic elections. On a national level, Swiss women finally got suffrage in 1971. 

7 comments:

Sandra Cox said...

Oh my gosh. I had no idea.

Bob Bushell said...

Wow, 1971 before they were equal, it is totally woman and man.

Christine said...

1971 is not that long ago...wow.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

WOW!

Mama Zen said...

That surprises me!

DeniseinVA said...

Goodness that is late! Happy to hear they got around to it eventually.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Wow, as late as that!