Bahrainis encouraged to take active part in parliamentary elections

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Bahrainis encouraged to take active part in parliamentary elections

The new constitution allowed women to run as candidates in the parliament and municipal elections. While no woman won a seat in 2002, Lateefa A Gaood in 2006 made Bahrain and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) history when she became the first GCC woman to be elected to parliament. The outgoing Council of Representatives has five elected women.

 
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