June 30, 2006

Lady, you can fight--- but can you win?

In the polls they had eagerly competed
But all of them, in the end, were defeated
In an all-male domain
Did they seek votes in vain?
Or will the next time see some winners greeted?

Reuters 30/06/06: No women elected to Kuwait's new parliament. Women failed to win any seat in their first attempt to compete in a Kuwaiti parliamentary election, edged by powerful Islamist and other pro-reform ex-MPs who swept the poll, results showed on Friday. Read more here

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