#GAReads | Women’s Suffrage Comes to Seventies Switzerland in the Incisive 'The Divine Order'

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"Women’s Suffrage Comes to Seventies Switzerland in the Incisive 'The Divine Order'":

Here are some quick U.S. stats: White women won the vote in 1920; some Native American women could vote in 1924, while the rest could not until 1947; Asian American women first voted in 1952; and black women had to wait until the 1960s to freely exercise this fundamental right. But over in Switzerland, largely isolated by the mountainous terrain of the Alps, things moved a bit slower — women’s suffrage came in 1971, overcoming many an opponent.

Read April Wolfe's full article at The Village Voice here…