Sex symbols, a poor proxy in Sri Lanka

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Sex symbols, a poor proxy in Sri Lanka

A movie star, a beauty queen and a popular model are among candidates running in Sri Lankan's provincial elections on March 29, leading some Sri Lankans to accuse political parties of pushing "sex symbols" in the name of female political representation. 

The arrival of models and actresses onto the political stage, with their pictures splashed across newspapers, is beginning to make voters wonder about the political motivation behind such moves. 

We invite our users to read the complete article published March 28 2014 

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