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Tribal people in Fata are ready to give women a chance in politics By Ashrafuddin Pirzada Contrary to traditions, contesting candidates in Fata are encouraging women voters to cast vote in May 11 elections. This has happened after painstaking deliberations among various stakeholders — government departments and civil society in Fata. They have held a […]

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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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