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Brazil: women allowed to vote, with restrictions

24/02/1932

In 1932, a decree by then-president Getúlio Vargas granted women the right to vote, with restrictions: married women needed approval from their husband, and widows and single women needed to demonstrate they had their own source of income.
Getúlio Vargas, who was President of Brazil in two occasions: from 1930 to 1945, and from 1951 to 19...

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82 anos da conquista do voto feminino no Brasil. Tribunal Regional Eleitoral-ES (Português).

Women’s struggle to vote in Brazil: same fight, different strategies. Oxford Human Rights Hub.

Brazil: Women in Politics. Country Studies.

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Published in 2/09/2019

Updated in 19/02/2021

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