The right to vote 100 years was celebrated in Science House

Published: 29 May 2019

100 years ago, the Swedish parliament took a decision which meant that for the first time women had the right to vote for the Swedish parliament. This important democratic breakthrough were celebrated in Vetenskapens hus on May 29.

Josefin Rönnbäck lectured in Vetenskapens hus for about 50 people about the road to democracy, together with Karin Tjernström, archivist at Norrbotten's museum.

On May 24, 1919, the bill for equal voting rights went through in Sweden, which meant that for the first time women had to vote in national elections and also became eligible.

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Josefin Rönnbäck, Senior Lecturer

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Organisation: History, Social Sciences, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences