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Women Finally Vote in Liechtenstein: No on Equality Issue

United Press International

Liechtenstein women used their newly won right to vote today and promptly rejected two motions calling for sexual equality to be spelled out in detail in the constitution.

Both proposals were rejected in a referendum by 74% to 26%.

Liechtenstein, the size of Washington, has a population of 26,530. Women voters outnumber men by 55% to 45%.

The motions concerned equal rights in the private and public sectors, such as equal pay for equal work, and were to take effect in four and eight years respectively.


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