Women's suffrage in Mexico

"El sufragio femenino en México"
Spanish B1 writing exercise

Learn about the women's right to vote in Mexico.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "right", "to vote", "progress", "recognition", "state" and "concede".

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Did you know that Mexican women were not allowed to vote until the year 1955? In 1953, thanks to President Ruiz Cortines, all women were given the right to vote. Every 3 July, this [so] important advance is celebrated, one of the greatest achievements of this country. Here's an interesting fact, one should mention that the state of Yucatán was the first to grant it in the twenties. There were many feminist movements proclaiming equality in Mexican society and although it took them time, they managed to get women to participate in Mexican political life. All the political parties increased their membership, achieving a 35% representation for women.

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