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Pakistani Women Determined to Vote Despite Threatsi
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May 09, 2013 11:27 PM
Women make up roughly half of Pakistan’s population, but their participation in national elections in the southwestern province of Baluchistan historically has been much lower. Sharon Behn reports that, this time, women here appear determined to make a difference in the May 11th vote for a new national assembly.

Pakistani Women Determined to Vote Despite Threats

Published May 09, 2013

Women make up roughly half of Pakistan’s population, but their participation in national elections in the southwestern province of Baluchistan historically has been much lower. Sharon Behn reports that, this time, women here appear determined to make a difference in the May 11th vote for a new national assembly.


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