For First Time, India Parties Woo Female Vote

Wall Street Journal

As elections approach, political parties in New Delhi are looking to woo a set of voters long regarded as wallflowers by Indian politicians: women.

In hoardings, radio spots, and paid-online advertisements, opposition parties are declaring their allegiance to the female population for the first time — an attempt to tap into national vexation about how the country, and the capital in particular, treats its women. Continue Reading.