GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: the Near/Middle East
April 1973: Jordanian women gain the right to vote.

In 1974 King Hussein gives women the right to vote and run for public office. But because there are no parliamentary elections between 1968 and 1989, women must wait 15 years to exercise this right.

WWW Women's Suffrage

A world chronology of the recognition of women's rights to vote and to stand for election