The Swedish Diet approved a bill to allow women to enter the public
services on the same footing as men, with the exception of the fighting
services, the Church, presiding judgeships in the highest provincial
Universal suffrage is in force in Sweden; every man and woman over 23
years of age, and not under legal disability, has the right to vote.
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