Suffrage and Women’s Politics in India

http://creativestuffforu.blogspot.com/2009/04/popular-women-politician-in-indian.html Women in India have been given the right to vote by the Constitution of India from the moment it came into being since January 26, 1949. It is indeed a matter of great  misfortune...

Suffrage and Me

Katie Weidmann To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, I was asked what it means for me to have the right to vote. I’ve been thinking about this topic for a week or so now, and, as of writing this, I’m still not...

Power to Change

UPI Photo/Pat Benic http://www.upi.com/enl-win/8d6438ba1369f823a62694dee5795fb9/ After getting my learner’s driving permit at 16, the next age-related milestone I was looking forward to was being able to vote. Two years later I was finally able to cast a ballot,...

Suffrage in New Zealand

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kate_Sheppard.jpg More often mistaken for an extension of Australia, New Zealand is a nation with an eclectic reputation on the world stage. With the exceptions of sheep farming, bungy jumping, the inhabitants of Middle Earth, and of...

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