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Quratulain Fatima on Gender and Politics in Pakistan

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Nearly a century after women around the world began gaining the right to vote, their descendants are demanding an end to harassment and abuse, and governments and businesses are taking action. But as gender development specialist Quratulain Fatima notes, Pakistan is a troubling exception to the global trend.

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