Five years back something historic happened. The 2013 Rwandan Parliamentary elections ushered in a record-breaking 64 per cent of seats for women candidates, making Rwanda the top country for women in politics.
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Leadership & political participation
At 16 years of age, Maysam Hamed found herself in the women's prison in Jordan. Her crime was that she had run away from child abuse at her father's house, and had found herself on the streets, until the authorities took her in for administrative detention.