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Lebanon Elections: Record number of women to run as candidates

A record number of women will be standing in next month's elections in Lebanon. Out of almost 1,000 candidates in the first parliamentary elections since 2009, about 11 percent of the candidates are women. If that doesn't sound like much, consider that Nine years ago, there were only 15 female candidates. just 2 percent of the total. Francis Collings reports.

Women in Lebanon’s election

Women in Lebanon’s election

Lebanon heads to the polls for first time in almost a decade

Lebanon heads to the polls for first time in almost a decade

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Lebanon Elections: Familiar family names to dominate ballot

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Pervez Musharraf dies

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