Women who survive the political jungle

How can representation of women in politics be increased? Its a question we keep asking but is even more pertinent as we are In the midst of elections to five States right now. BBC’s Divya Arya spoke to young women leaders – Shazia Ilmi (Bharatiya Janata Party), Atishi Marlena (Aam Aadmi Party) and Shehla Rashid (All India Students Association) – to find out their experience of entering, surviving and thriving in the male dominated world of politics and how their numbers can grow.

Related links:
Is Mohanlalganj the best place to be a woman politician in India – http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-38325983

मोहनलालगंज में महिला सांसदों का बोलबाला क्यों – http://www.bbc.com/hindi/india-38046022
ड्राइवर की पत्नी को बना दिया सरपंच – http://www.bbc.com/hindi/india-38058325

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