A first step forward on a road that is still very very long on the road to women’s rights there, but it is the right direction and it is a step. It is a start and without a start there will be no finish.
We women of the west take it for granted. But let’s not forget that it is still less than a century ago, that shift happened here. It was the year my grandmother was born in my country. She was of the first generation that could vote.