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Grand National Assembly of Turkey

Historical data on women

Data on women’s right to vote and to stand for election, the date at which the first woman entered parliament, and female Heads of State or Government

Women's suffrage

Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1930
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
Local
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1934
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
On 3 April 1930, women were granted the right to vote in local elections. in 1934 a new constitution was introduced that raised the general voting age (for men and women) from 18 to 22 years (according to "Die Wahl der Parlamente", Sternberger, Vogel, Nohlen)
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1934
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Stand for Election : Restricted or Universal
Universal
Notes Stand for Election: Additional Notes on right to stand for election
On 3 April 1930, women were granted the right to vote and stand for election in local elections. in 1934 a new constitution was introduced that raised the general voting age (for men and women) from 18 to 22 years (according to "Die Wahl der Parlamente", Sternberger, Vogel, Nohlen)
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1939

Women Heads of State or Government

Woman Heads of State or Government
Not available
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