Gender Inequality

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

Reserve Bank of New Zealand dollar notes are pictured in Singapore June 22, 2006. New Zealand's annual current account deficit ballooned to wider-than-expected record levels in the first quarter of 2006, data showed on Thursday, sending the already-battered kiwi dollar half a cent lower.REUTERS/Dennis Owen (SINGAPORE) - GM1DSWQKUCAA

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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