Federal resolution on the introduction of women’s suffrage and the right to vote in federal matters

Although the constitution of the Helvetic Republic of 1798, the liberal cantonal constitutions of the 19th century or even the federal constitutions of 1848 and 1874 did not explicitly exclude women from political rights, their codetermination remained out of the question. As early as 1833, the municipal law of Bern granted landed women codetermination in the Communal Assembly, although they had

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Women’s suffrage 1971

Tags: State and Politics, Votes, Government policy, Politics, State, History, Society
Spatial extent: Switzerland
Spatial unit: Cantons
Time: 1971

Map objects: Aargau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt, Bern/Berne, Fribourg/Freiburg, Genève, Glarus, Graubünden/Grigioni/Grischun, Luzern, Neuchâtel, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Schaffhausen, Schwyz, Solothurn, St. Gallen, Tessin, Thurgau, Uri, Valais/Wallis, Vaud, Zug, Zürich