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Capable women are less attractive candidates. Why?

Capable women are less attractive candidates. Why?

By Aheli Moitra
Women braved several social odds to contest polls in a State where women in political leadership are actively discouraged. With political parties doing nothing to encourage women into more holistic roles within their parties, women’s training in political leadership remains marginal in Nagaland State. Here, male candidates with no prior socio-political experience, traditional power nor money attract more votes than women who may be more capable but completely lack institutional support.

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