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June 14, 2022, 5:24 p.m.
Countries: Denmark
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"Women and men have equal political rights. Women and men have the same right to vote and can be elected to the municipal councils, Inatsisartut and Naalakkersuisut, as well as the Danish Folketinget, which currently has two female representatives from Greenland in two seats" (33-34).
May 27, 2022, 4:14 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"Women in Turkey gained the universal suffrage in 1934" (12).
May 27, 2022, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"No laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process" (21).
May 16, 2022, 8:09 p.m.
Countries: Suriname
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"Pursuant to Article 52 paragraph 2 and Article 53 of the Constitution, women as well as men can participate in the general, free and secret elections for the bodies of popular representation" (18). "Requirements for electing legislative bodies (the National Assembly, the Resort Council, the District Council) are not discriminatory (Constitution, Art. 57), nor are women considered to be among the groups excluded from participation. There are no provisions in the Decree Political Organizations (Bulletin of Acts and Decrees 1987 no.61) which directly impede or restrict entry of women into politics. This decree states, among others, that political parties must be open to everyone, irrespective of race and religious beliefs"...more
May 12, 2022, 5 p.m.
Countries: Panama
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The law provides citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections held by secret ballot based on universal and equal suffrage…" (9).
March 28, 2022, 8:57 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"No laws limit the participation of women and members of minorities in the political process" (10).
March 25, 2022, 10:05 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"No laws limit participation in the political process" (19). This indicates that women have the right to vote (SFR - CODER COMMENT).
March 25, 2022, 9:33 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"No laws limit participation of women and members of minorities in the political process" (25).
March 25, 2022, 8:54 p.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The law does not provide citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections based on universal and equal suffrage. Federal executive and legislative power is in the hands of the Federal Supreme Council, a body composed of the hereditary rulers of the seven emirates. It selects from its members the country’s president and vice president. Decisions at the federal level generally are by consensus among the rulers, their families, and other leading families. The ruling families, in consultation with other prominent tribal figures, also choose rulers of the emirates. Citizens could express their concerns directly to their leaders through an open majlis, a traditional consultative...more
March 15, 2022, 11:02 a.m.
Countries: Lithuania
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The constitution provides citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections held by secret ballot and based on universal and equal suffrage" (9).
March 15, 2022, 12:33 a.m.
Countries: India
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"Women have been enthusiastic voters in India: voter turnout among women will be higher in this year's general election than that of men. Most women say they are voting independently, without consulting their spouses and families. To make them secure, there are separate queues for women at polling stations and female police officers guarding them. Polling stations contain at least one female officer"(Para. 2-3).
March 10, 2022, 10:53 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"No laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process" (28).
March 10, 2022, 9:58 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The law provides citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections held by secret ballot and based on universal, compulsory, and equal suffrage" (10).
March 4, 2022, 6:57 p.m.
Countries: Fiji
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The constitution and electoral law provide citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections generally held by secret ballot and based on universal and equal suffrage" (12).
Feb. 24, 2022, 10:11 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The law provides citizens the ability to choose their government through free and fair periodic elections held by secret ballot and based on nearly universal suffrage. Active-duty members of the armed forces and police may neither vote nor participate in the political process. Civilian public employees are eligible to vote, although they may participate in partisan politics only during the four months immediately preceding a national election" (21).
Feb. 23, 2022, 3:02 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"No laws limit the participation of women or members of minorities in the political process" (13).
Feb. 17, 2022, 11:59 a.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The law provides citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections held by secret ballot and based on universal and equal suffrage" (9).
Feb. 11, 2022, 5:23 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"No laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process" (19).
Feb. 11, 2022, 5 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"No laws limit participation of women and members of minorities in the political process" (28).
Feb. 5, 2022, 9:24 a.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The constitution and law provide citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections held by secret ballot and based on universal and equal suffrage" (11).
Feb. 4, 2022, 7:59 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The constitution and law provide citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections held by secret ballot and based on universal and equal suffrage" (9).
Feb. 2, 2022, 12:28 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The constitution and law provide citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections held by secret ballot and based on universal and equal suffrage" (15).
Jan. 24, 2022, 1:07 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"No laws limit participation of women or members of minorities in the political process" (37).
Jan. 24, 2022, 12:55 p.m.
Countries: Djibouti
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"No laws limit participation of women and members of minorities in the political process" (15).
Jan. 21, 2022, 9:22 p.m.
Countries: Mauritania
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"No laws limit the participation of women or members of minorities in the political process" (13).
Jan. 15, 2022, 6:54 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"No laws limit participation of women or minorities in the political processes" (11). "Women have the same legal status and rights as men with regard to voting" (14).
Jan. 14, 2022, 6:24 p.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"No laws limit the participation of women or members of minorities in the political process" (15).
Jan. 14, 2022, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Belize
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The law provides citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections held by secret ballot and based on universal and equal suffrage" (9).
Jan. 13, 2022, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The constitution and laws provide citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections held by secret ballot and based on universal and equal suffrage" (8).
Jan. 11, 2022, 12:20 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: VOTE-LAW-1

"The law provides citizens the ability to choose their government in free and fair periodic elections held by secret ballot and based on universal and equal suffrage" (13).