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CLARA CAMPOAMOR. LAS MUJERES VOTAMOS, LAS MUJERES DECIDIMOS.

Nuestra compañera Cristina Hernández Sarmiento, ha realizado esta biografía de la mujer que día a día sigue presente en nuestra historia. Hoy más que nunca. SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF CLARA CAMPOAMOR Clara Campoamor, a Spanish politician and feminist defender of women rights, was born in Madrid, on 12th February 1888. A child from a working-class family, she began to work as a seamstress at the age of 13, after her father's death, and later in various jobs until she entered Unsiversity to study Law and where she approached the Socialist Party and founded a Female University Association, earning her degree at the age of 36. With the arrival of the Second Republic in 1931, she got a deputy seat for Madrid for the Radical Party, being one of the first three women to get it. Her strong advocacy for women rights, and in demanding of equal vote for women, she confronted not only the male members of the assembly but also one of the two other women, Victoria Kent, who felt that the t