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Woman Power Rides Into India’s Parliament…On The Coattails Of Male Relatives

In India, Indian Elections 2009, Politics, Women's Issues on June 4, 2009 at 11:53 am

A full 2/3rds of India’s woman power in parliament is either a wife, widow, or daughter of a male politician. This depressing fact via Outlook’s investigation.

One hopes that some of them will breakthrough and become powerful independent voices for change a la Sonia Gandhi. But, considering how they got their tickets to stand for elections…don’t hold your breath.

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