What did women use for menstruation in Europe and America from -and probably earlier? Read this translation of a German quote the original German is a few paragraphs down: In a German woman physician wrote the following advice in a book for German middle-class women "Health in the House": Virtually only women in the theater professions wore close-fitting pads [Binden - see a modern American ' theatrical tampon '] or sponges and few women wore underpants or even used pads, which they made from cloth.
Inthe British colony of New Zealand granted women the right to vote.
Discriminatory restrictions against Aboriginal people, including women, voting in national elections, were not completely removed until Norway followed, granting full women's suffrage in Denmark followed inand Russian Provisional Government in Leslie Hume argues that the First World War changed the popular mood: The women's contribution to the war effort challenged the notion of women's physical and mental inferiority and made it more difficult to maintain that women were, both by constitution and temperament, unfit to vote.
If women could work in munitions factories, it seemed both ungrateful and illogical to deny them a place in the polling booth. But the vote was much more than simply a reward for war work; the point was that women's participation in the war helped to dispel the fears that surrounded women's entry into the public arena.
Brazil implemented full voting rights for women in Canada and some Latin American nations passed women's suffrage before World War II while the vast majority of Latin American nations established women's suffrage in the s, with the exception of Uruguay in see table in Summary below.
The last Latin American country to give women the right to vote was Paraguay in In many countries, limited suffrage for women was granted before universal suffrage for men; for instance, literate women or property owners were granted suffrage before all men received it.
The United Nations encouraged women's suffrage in the years following World War II, and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women identifies it as a basic right with countries currently being parties to this Convention.News ♦ ♦ ♦ *Event* The Europe of Rubens, exhibition: 22 May September Born near Cologne, living in Antwerp after a long period in Italy, and active in the courts of Spain and England, Rubens () was an artist of European dimension.
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