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Elections 2014 (25): Election mobilisation of women in the Pashtun southeast

Pakteen Ibrahimi Thomas Ruttig

For the second round of the presidential election on 14 June 2014, some of the major tribes in Paktia have decided their women should also participate more actively, allowing them to cast their votes themselves. Women turnout in Pashtun-inhabited areas is usually below average, which is increasingly being perceived as a disadvantage by candidates relying […]

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