In Switzerland Men Voted To Give Women The Right To Vote. In 1971.

Women in Switzerland gained the right to vote in federal elections after a referendum in 1971. A previous referendum on women's suffrage was held on 1 February 1959 and was rejected by the majority (67%) of Switzerland's men. Switzerland is one of the oldest democracies in the world. Swiss adult males began gathering in town squares for public balloting in 1291. They created a modern constitution in 1848. Women had to wait 143 years to get the vote.  View More
October 31, 2016 Megan