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Record number of Lebanese women to run in the upcoming election

A total of 976 people announced their candidacies for the 2018 parliamentary election which will take place in May. A record of 111 women are running for the election! Among the candidates are artists, journalists, and activists. This marks a sharp increase compared to the 2009 election where only 12 female candidates registered. It’s a great start, and we hope the number of women in the parliament will increase! You can check the full list of candidates

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Record number of Lebanese women to run in the upcoming election

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