When did Women Around the World Start Voting?

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When did Women Around the World Start Voting?

1893 New Zealand
1902 Australia
1906 Finland
1913 Norway
1915 Kingdom of Denmark (Including Greenland, the Faroe Islands and Iceland)
1917 Canada, Estonia, Latvia, Netherlands, Russia
1918 Azerbaijan, Georgia, Germany, Hungarian People’s Republic, Kyrgyz SSR, Lithuania, Poland
1919 Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Jersey, Luxembourg, Ukrainian SSR, Zimbabwe
1920 Albania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, United States
1921 Sweden
1922 Burma, Ireland
1924 Kazakh SSR, Mongolia, Tajik SSR, Turkmen SSR
1925 Trinidad and Tobago
1927 Uruguay
1928 United Kingdom

1931 Spain, Sri Lanka
1932 Brazil, Maldives, Thailand
1934 Cuba, Turkey
1935 Puerto Rico
1936 United States Virgin Islands
1937 Philippines
1938 Uzbek SSR
1939 Romania
1940 Moldova
1942 Dominican Republic
1944 Bermuda, Kingdom of Bulgaria, France, Jamaica
1945 Indonesia, Italy, Senegal, Togo, Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia
1946 Cameroon, Djibouti, North Korea, Liberia, Panama, Venezuela, Vietnam
1947 Argentina, China, India, Japan, Malta, Pakistan, Singapore, Taiwan (Republic of China)
1948 Belgium, Israel, South Korea, Niger, Seychelles, Netherlands
1949 Chile, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Syria
1950 Barbados, El Salvador, Haiti
1951 Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Anguilla, Grenada, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica, Libya, Nepal
1952 Bolivia, Côte d’Ivoire, Greece, Lebanon
1953 Bhutan, Guyana, Mexico
1954 Belize, Colombia, Ghana

1955 Cambodia, Ethiopia, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru
1956 Benin, Comoros, Egypt, Gabon, Mali, Mauritius, Somalia
1957 Cayman Islands, Malaysia, Tunisia
1958 Burkina Faso, Chad, Guinea, Laos, Nigeria
1959 Brunei, Madagascar, San Marino, Tanzania
1960 Bahamas, Cyprus, Gambia, Tonga
1961 Burundi, Malawi, Mauritania, Paraguay, Rwanda, Sierra Leone
1962 Algeria, Monaco, Uganda, Zambia
1963 Afghanistan, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Iran, Kenya, Morocco
1964 Papua New Guinea, Sudan
1965 Botswana, Guatemala, Lesotho
1967 Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Yemen
1968 Nauru, Swaziland
1970 Andorra
1971 Bangladesh, Switzerland
1974 Jordan, Solomon Islands
1975 Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe, Vanuatu
1976 Portugal, Timor-Leste
1977 Guinea-Bissau
1979 Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau
1980 Iraq
1984 Liechtenstein
1985 Kuwait

1986 Central African Republic
1989 Namibia
1990 Samoa
1994 South Africa
1997 Qatar
2002 Bahrain
2003 Oman
2006 United Arab Emirates
2015 Saudi Arabia

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