Women and the legislature in the Second Polish Republic –
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Kobiety a władza ustawodawcza w II Rzeczypospolitej – wybrane zagadnienia
Women and the legislature in the Second Polish Republic – selected issues

Author(s): Katarzyna Jóźwik
Subject(s): Middle Ages, Modern Age, 6th to 12th Centuries, 13th to 14th Centuries, 15th Century, 16th Century, 17th Century, 18th Century, 19th Century
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: women’s rights; feminism; parliamentarism
Summary/Abstract: The article is an introduction to the issue of the presence of women in the politics of theSecond Polish Republic at the parliamentary level. The activities of women in the Sejmand Senate of the interwar period have been discussed with particular emphasis on thechanges in the legislation on women. The most important provisions limiting women’srights have also been presented. Although Polish women had received full electoralrights in 1918, they had to fight for total equality in the legal system for many years.

  • Page Range: 102-113
  • Page Count: 12
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: Polish