A glance again at how ladies received the vote in France 80 years in the past | EUROtoday

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Women in France had been allowed to vote for a primary time in municipal elections held on April 19, 1945, a watershed second that had been years within the making. After World War I, whereas many democracies recognised ladies’s pivotal function within the battle and gave them the fitting to vote, French ladies needed to anticipate a second World War to accumulate the identical rights regardless of protests from feminist activists that campaigned for equality between genders.