What are the national consequences of Dutch and European policy and international decisions and treaties for the emancipation and position of women? Atria is active as a platform for national and international work in the service of gender equality.

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In the nineteenth and early twentieth century, women have long fought in the Netherlands for the introduction of women's suffrage. Finally, the passive women's suffrage was introduced in 1917 and in 1919 the active women's suffrage was introduced. A good reflection of the population in parliament and cabinet is essential to give voice to various perspectives on society.