A hard truth in Indian politics: men feel threatened by women who are intelligent, single and independent

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April 26, 2019

A hard truth in Indian politics: men feel threatened by women who are intelligent, single and independent

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The odds are stacked heavily against women in politics. They are up against strong, entrenched and largely patriarchal lobbies in political parties. A woman has to be part of a lobby to succeed—a lobby which will push her case for a ticket from a winnable seat and back her. It is difficult to fight the power of men in politics which has become a money game. Thousands of crores are at stake.

Click here to read the full article published by Outlook India on 25 April 2019.

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