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2018 marks the centenary of the adoption of women’s suffrage in Austria. On 12 November 1918 women were granted the right to vote and to stand for election. It was only with the adoption of voting rights for women that their exclusion from political decisions came to an end. In 1919 they were able to vote for the first time on equal terms with men.

― Österreichische Nationalbibliothek


Links

Women use your vote! – 100 years of women’s right to vote. Österreichische Nationalbibliothek.

Women are refused the right to vote – 1905 to 1907. Österreichische Nationalbibliothek.

Women's suffrage in Austria: an overview. Austrian Embassy Washington.

Austrian women fighting for women’s rights. The World of the Habsburgs.

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Published in 21/08/2019

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