Womens Suffrage Movements around the World

Author: Eddie | Subject: Women's rights

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Article excerpt: The term suffrage actually relates to the right to vote. Therefore, when we talk about the "woman's suffrage" movement, we are actually referring to their winning the right to vote in the various countries that make up our global community.  Whilst the women's suffrage movement started over two hundred years ago, and despite the modern misconception in Western countries, it is still not a global right, as will be explained later.