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Sudan: Low turnout for female voters

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Sudan, Elections, Politics, Women & Gender

What is the reason behind a low female turnout [1] to register for the January 9 referendum?: “At the Dr. John Garang Mausoleum in the heart of Juba, under a baking morning sun, two dozen or so men wait patiently in line to be registered to vote. A separate line for women lies woefully empty.”