Women's rights- Sophie

  • The Military

    In 1899 Women were in the armed forces starting in 1899 but when the second World war began they were instructed to the Army Nursing service
  • The Olympics

    Slowly after Federation Women started gaining rights and in the 1900 Olympics games, women were able to compete. They competed in 5 sports sailing, tennis, golf, equestrian and croquet
  • Voting rights and Elections

    In 1902 the Commonwealth franchise Act in 1902 allowed Women to vote and stand for a party in the elections