Papua New Guinea election sees more women running than ever

Papua New Guinea is three days into its national elections. The voting process will take two weeks because of the country's difficult terrain.

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    Papua New Guinea is three days into its national elections. The voting process will take two weeks because of the country's difficult terrain.

    More women are running for government positions than ever before.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Kokopo.


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