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Women vote: a male contest

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ON March 31, in an unprecedented move two women — Badam Zari from Bajaur and Nusrat Begum from Lower Dir — filed nomination papers for the election. A former district vice president with the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, Nusrat Begum is the first woman candidate from Lower Dir, a district where women voters were often barred in […]

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Two tribal women, Badam Zari and Nusrat Begum, out to make history

By: Anwarullah Khan and Haleem Asad KHAR/TIMERGARA: Two women, one from Bajaur tribal agency and the other from Lower Dir district, made history on Sunday when they became the first tribal women to file nomination papers to contest elections for National Assembly. Election Commission officials told Dawn that 40-year-old Badam Zari, wife of Sultan Khan, […]

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