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111 women running in May election but Lebanon cool on female politicians

At a recent convention on the empowerment of women in Beirut, a member of the Hezbollah Political Bureau said the military party had “reservations” about an expanded role for women in the Lebanese Parliament – because such duties “distract them from their homes.” This was said after 111 women nominated themselves for the upcoming chamber […]