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Manipur: Why women remain underrepresented in electoral politics

Imphal: Manipur is all set to elect its 12th state legislative assembly as it goes to polls in a two-phase election, with the electorate voting on 28 February and 5 March 2022. In a fever-pitched campaign, which saw party dissent, pre-poll violence and defections, another reality stands out in a stark manner– low participation of women in elections. Only 6% of […]