Australia was the first nation to give women both voting rights and the right to sit in office. The Commonwealth of Australia passed the Commonwealth Franchise Act, which enabled women to vote and stand for election for the Federal Parliament. Source: Electoral Milestones for Women - Australian Electoral Commission.

Australia was the first nation to give women both voting rights and the right to sit in office.

I think every woman who is against feminism shouldn't vote. Because it is thanks to feminism women can vote today. At the time the photo was taken, feminists were called suffragettes.

Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia - 9 May 1901

Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia - 9 May 1901

Tom Roberts - 'The Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, May 9, 1901, by H.R.H. The Duke of Cornwall and York

Tom Roberts - 'The Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, May by H. The Duke of Cornwall and York

'Nothing is impossible to those who see the invisible' By Nova Peris Updated Fri 15 Nov 2013  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-11-14/peris-nothing-is-impossible/5092108 Yesterday the first Aboriginal woman elected to the federal parliament of Australia gave her maiden speech.

The first Aboriginal woman elected to Federal Parliament says she would trade her gold medals for racial equality.

In December 2012, a bill was introduced in Federal Parliament to recognise Australia's First Peoples. A parliamentary committee was also established and tasked with building support for Constitutional Recogniiton across the Parliament. These significant milestones on the road to a referendum to recognise Australia’s First Peoples took place within a spirit of multi-partisanship. It will be critical for this to continue to ensure referendum success. antar.org.au

In December 2012, a bill was introduced in Federal Parliament to recognise Australia's First Peoples. A parliamentary committee was also established and tasked with building support for Constitutional Recogniiton across the Parliament. These significant milestones on the road to a referendum to recognise Australia’s First Peoples took place within a spirit of multi-partisanship. It will be critical for this to continue to ensure referendum success. antar.org.au

australia's federation - Google Search

australia's federation - Google Search

The Commonwealth Parliament was responsible for setting up the Australian Human Rights Commission in 1986. Their goal is to foster protection of human rights in Australia, to foster a better understanding and to address the concerns of a range of groups and individuals. They are an independent organisation, who reports t the federal Parliament via the Attorney-General. - See more at: http://www.nwivisas.com/nwi-blog/australia/australian-human-rights/#sthash.hwt4rhcA.dpuf

The human rights condition determined by the social and political values and also with the economic condition. Most of the people of Bangladesh lead their life below the poverty line.

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