Making Women's Vote Count - The New Indian Express

Making Women's Vote Count

  • Indian women stand on a road with flowers to welcome Congress party President Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareli in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Women form more than 49 percent of India's 814 million voters, but many of them, especially in rural India, feel their concerns are not taken seriously by political parties.(AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
  • landless women sit at their village square, in Sarai village on the outskirts of Varanasi, India. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
  • Chaya Kumari, a field worker with a nongovernmental organization, speaks to village women in Sarai village on the outskirts of Varanasi, India. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
  • Indian women travel in the ladies compartment of a local train in Mumbai, India. Women form more than 49 percent of India's 814 million voters, but many of them, especially in rural India, feel their concerns are not taken seriously by political parties. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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