Justice M. Fathima Beevi was the first woman judge to be appointed to the Supreme Court of India in1989 and the first Muslim woman to be appointed to any higher judiciary. She is the first woman judge of a Supreme Court of a nation in India and Asia.
The first female appointed as a judge for the supreme court was Sandra Day O' Conner on July 7, 1981 by president Ronald Reagan.
Justice Fatima Beevi was the first woman Judge to be appointed to the Supreme Court. She was later followed by Justices Sujata Manohar and Ruma Lal.
Sonia Sotomayor was the third woman in the supreme court and the first Hispanic judge
Canada's first female judge was Judge Emily Murphy...if i was paying attention carefully in class, I'll like to add that she was appointed by the British Government in 1916. She is also one of the "Famous Five", the women who petitioned the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in Britain after losing their case in Canada, that women are "Persons" and should be appointed to Senate.
New Zealand in 1893 is often said to be the first country in the world to give women the right to vote.
Connor was a founder of both the Arizona Women Lawyers Association and the National Association of Women Judges
As strange it may sound for us nowadays, women's right to vote had required a longtime fight by many brave women, who had to fight prejudice and inequity. Sweden is the first European country that allowed taxpayer women to vote in the year 1862.
The Soviet Union.