473 women candidates running in municipal elections, Jordan

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473 women candidates running in municipal elections, Jordan

Some 473 women are running along with 2,333 male candidates in the municipal elections due to be held on August 27 in the Kingdom, according to Secretary General of the Jordanian National Commission for Women Asma Khader.

She told Petra today that 68 women candidates have already won by acclamation, adding that eight women are in the race for mayor along with approximately 700 male candidates.

We invite you to read the full article published August 20, 2013

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