What are Female Politicians Doing for Women?, Pakistan

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What are Female Politicians Doing for Women?, Pakistan

Though female participation helps in terms of making specific policies related to women, MNA Bushra Gohar of Awami National Party thinks serving women is not the only purpose of a woman politician.“We shouldn’t be asking these questions now. Women politicians have played an active role in everyway. Why is nobody asking a male politician whether his joining politics has helped men in anyway?” she asks. Gohar believes that women make their own space in a party and that space is never available on a platter. “It also depends on how much space the party is willing to give a woman politician depending on the party leaders’ mindset,” she adds.

 

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