In this Monday, April 29, 2013 photo, Ruksana Ali, center, an activist from the Association for Gender Awareness & Human Empowerment delivers a lecture about the benefits of voting in Mateela village ... more 
In this Monday, April 29, 2013 photo, Ruksana Ali, center, an activist from the Association for Gender Awareness & Human Empowerment delivers a lecture about the benefits of voting in Mateela village near Sargodha, Pakistan. As the country gets set to vote in the upcoming nationwide election that will see a transfer of power from one civilian government to the next -- a first for Pakistan -- women still face an uphill battle to make their voices heard in the political process. The banner in back reads, "Pakistan is calling you, please vote." (AP Photo/Rebecca Santana) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rebecca Santana
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