Lok Sabha polls: Women catch up, but men still wield disproportionate power

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Gender injustice in India is omnipresent, and the political arena is no exception. A look at data shows that while women are narrowing the gap with men for competing in elections, the chance of a woman getting an executive role in direct dissemination of power is still low.

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