Christian Science Sentinel – A landmark to celebrate

A Landmark To CelebrateThe Christian Science Sentinel posted an article by Ethel A. Baker titled, A landmark to celebrate. The article chooses two selections from Mary Baker’s writings to help celebrate 100 years of the ratification to the 19th amendment:

August 18 marked one hundred years since the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing women’s suffrage. Perhaps less well known, fifteen nations had already enacted similar legislation, beginning in 1893 with New Zealand, followed by Finland, Australia, Norway, Denmark, Russia, Lithuania, Canada, Austria, Latvia, Georgia, Germany, Poland, Hungary, and Estonia. And since then, with but a few exceptions remaining in the world, more than 170 countries have legally acknowledged a woman’s right to vote and to hold elective office…

 

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