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Georgia

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Parliament

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

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1991
Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1918
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
Article 1 of the Law of 22 November 1918 regarding legislative elections, granting women the right to vote, was adopted by the National Council and Council of Ministers. The Constitution of 21 February 1921 confirmed this right in Article 46, under Soviet administration and confirmed again at independence, in 1991.
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1921
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
Confirmed
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1918
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1990

Women Heads of State or Government

Woman Heads of State or Government
Not available
See historical data for this field.