Women and Politics

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  • Women and Politics
    • Second Republic
      • Women granted right to vote 1st October 1931
        • First voted in an election in 1933
      • New Spain = new identity for women
        • "se erige la conceptualizacion de una ciudadania republicana en la cual las mujeres pueden y deben participar en quehacer politico sin abandonar su maternidad metaforica y real" Maria Martinez Sierra, 2006
    • Franco
      • No freedom of speech
      • La Felicidad Domestica (Cocina Corcho)
      • Repression
      • 1961 "la ley reconoce a la mujer los mismos derechos que al varon para el ejercicio de toda clase de actividades politicas"
        • "La mujer puede participar en la eleccion y ser elegida para el desempeno de cualquier cargo publico"
    • Modern day
      • Pekin UN summit for women "a partir de Pekin se empieza a comprender[...] la enorme dimension politica del feminismo"
      • EU IV Plan para la igualdad de oportunidades - inclusion of women in decision making
      • Ley Organica 3/2007 equal treatment and opportunities in politics, political parties and the estado civil
    • Pre 1900s
      • Women belonged in the home, not entrusted with decisions of the nation
      • Big debate 1900-1930
      • 1924 women granted right to vote in municipal elections if single and over 23
      • Carmen Baroja's Lyceum Club - art, discussions
      • 1831 Mariana Pineda executed for expressing liberal beliefs
    • Transition to democracy
      • Constitution 1978 = democracy and equality
        • "propugna [...] la igualdad y el pluralismo politico"
        • "facilitar la participacion de todos los ciudadanos en la vida politica"
        • Alberdi and other feminists campaigned for law change
    • Civil War
      • Work of English suffragists were shown with seriousness in Spanish newspapers
        • Paved the way for Spanish suffragist associations to form
      • Seccion Feminina del Falange
        • Took part in political activities during 1936 elections campaign
          • Gave out propaganda
          • Taught principals of falange movement in schools
      • Images of women as the gossip - dangerous if couldn't keep secrets

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