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As ausserrho dens women were politically Mature

policy makers, politicians and celebrities had for many years fought for the political equality of women in Ausserrhoden. 30. In April 1989, the vote of the rural municipality in Switzerland was still the nail-biter: Only with slightly More of the Ausserrhoden men supported the women's right to vote.

It had been a "great, great one Moment," recalls today, Aline Auer, who had fought on the Front lines for voting rights for women in Ausserrhoden. Some of the men were gone after the extremely scarce from the country's town square in Switzerland, says the 69-Year-old.

Later it was gone with the woman thing, "in big steps forward". In 1990, two women were elected in the then seven members of the Ausserrhoden government. Also in the cantonal Parliament, the women were quickly very good. This is still the case today.

Unsuccessful attempts since 1970

in Front of the historic decision of 1989, the traditional Ausserrhoden country parish was, between 1970 and 1984, five Times against the women's right to vote. In 1972, the possibility of women's right to vote at the municipal level approved, the cantonal voting rights rejected but at the same time, though.

in 1976, and in 1979, sent the traditional Ausserrhoden, two further initiatives bachab. And in 1984, the rural municipality said no to a ballot box vote on the cantonal right to vote for women.

the end of the rural municipality

At the rural community at the end of April 1990 in Trogen, the women had anything to say about then for the first time in the Ring. The picture changed little, the women made the rural community a little more colorful, and the traditional rural community of song sounded in a new, two-part version.

Eight Times, the traditional Ausserrhoden country took place in community with women and men. In 1997, the Canton decided in a ballot box vote, the abolition of these direct-democratic Tradition. Those step regret some except Rhode gutters and Ausserrhoden until today.

power word from Lausanne

The smallest Swiss Canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden, the women's voting was enacted law in November 1990, above, after the men to the rural community from 29. April 1990 had been rejected. The Federal court upheld a state law complaint: The pure voting - and-election violates the right for men of the Federal Constitution guaranteed the equality of woman and man, found it.

On the 28. April 1991, took part for the first time, the women of Innerrhoden country community. In contrast to Ausserrhoden Innerrhoden held to this Tradition. (sda)

Created: 30.04.2019, 18:28 PM

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