Gender Inequality

New Zealand was the first country where women won the right to vote. Here's why

Kate Sheppard was the foremost suffragette leading the campaign. Image: REUTERS/Dennis Owen

Katie Pickles
Professor of History, University of Canterbury
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 Social reformer and suffragist Kate Sheppard, around 1905.
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