In this Monday, April 29, 2013 photo, Pakistani villagers listen to an activist from the Association for Gender Awareness & Human Empowerment lecturing about the benefits of voting in Mateela village ... more 
In this Monday, April 29, 2013 photo, Pakistani villagers listen to an activist from the Association for Gender Awareness & Human Empowerment lecturing 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. (AP Photo/Rebecca Santana) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rebecca Santana
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