Wednesday, 30 May 2018


The very first National Democracy Week kicks off on Monday 2ndJuly 2018, marking the 90thanniversary of the 1928 Equal Franchise Act, which gave women the same voting rights as men. The aim of the week is to encourage democratic participation, with a particular emphasis on the fact that every single voice matters. There is still over a month to go until the event begins, however there are plenty of resources available to help you mark the week. Whether you want to engage young people in our democracy or would like to hold or participate in a National Democracy Week event to celebrate progress and champion future democratic participation, the link below contains information, ideas and resources to help you get involved.