Some 3,860 women in parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan cast an election ballot for the first time on September 15. Female voters of Pakistan's Upper Dir district finally deviated from the decades-old tradition of their disenfranchisement during the by-election in provincial assembly constituency of PK-93, according to a report by Dawn.

Pakistan’s English-language newspaper also reported that the casting of votes by women coincided with the defeat of the Jamaat-i-Islami’s can...

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