Afghanistan Elections Conundrum (20): Women candidates going against the grain

On 20 October, more than 400 female candidates will compete for the 68 parliamentary seats reserved for women. Many more women – there are over three million registered female voters – will cast their votes on Saturday, in an attempt to have their say on who represents them in the lower house of the parliament. … Continue reading Afghanistan Elections Conundrum (20): Women candidates going against the grain