presents a new animated design, one of its famous
, in commemoration of the birth of one of the great exponents of Argentine feminism:
Born in Italy on March 22, 1873, she is the founder of the Argentine University Association, along with the first medical university graduate in Argentina, Dr.
In addition, Lanteri boasts a unique achievement in the country: she was the
first woman to vote
, in 1911. In addition, she is the main founder of the
National Feminist Party
, a political party that sought civil equality before the law for children conceived out of wedlock and the female vote, among other proposals.
Julieta Lanteri's career and activism
In the year 1886, Julieta Lanteri entered the
National College of La Plata
, one of the four dependent institutes of the
National University of La Plata
, something that enabled her to continue her studies at a university level.
In 1891, she decided that her vocation was medicine
but at that time the degree did not allow the participation of female students.
Even so, she Lanteri managed to enter the race by special permission from doctor
Leopoldo Montes de Oca
, creator of the Argentine Medical Association.
Julieta Lanteri was the fifth doctor received in Argentina and she worked mainly, when it came to perfecting her knowledge, at the
Ramos Mejía Hospital
It was in 1906, however, that she began to actively participate in meetings and congresses dedicated to feminism and gender equality.
That year the International Congress of Free Thought
, where she participated in exhibitions with other references such as Sara Justo, Elvira Rawson de Dellepiane and Raquel Camaña.
Lanteri was the creator of the International Women's Congress, in 1910.
In 1910, together with other colleagues, she developed the
International Women's Congress
, which was based in Buenos Aires and was one of the first international feminist events.
But it was the following year that she achieved one of her main requests: the
The Municipality of Buenos Aires had summoned citizens to update their data for electoral rolls, but did not mention anything related to sex.
This is why a judge, after she asked to be registered before the courts, upheld that her request was legitimate and allowed her to participate in the elections.
Lanteri voted on
November 26, 1911
in the San Juan Evangelista Parish, in the La Boca neighborhood, making her the first woman to vote in Argentina.
Then she had a
long political career
, together with her aforementioned party, with which she was a candidate for national deputy.
However, her political involvement brought her enemies from conservative sectors, which would end with his
of her in 1932 after a motorist hit her and fled the scene.
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