Quartz: WhatsApp is driving Indian women to vote like never before

Quartz: WhatsApp is driving Indian women to vote like never before. “Many women are still missing from the voter rolls — many millions, according to some estimates. This is largely due to lingering disenfranchisement and deliberate voter suppression. It’s possible that a targeted voting advocacy campaign by the Indian Election Commission, better access to education, and general emancipation have helped empower more women to vote. But really it’s the rise of social media and, in particular, WhatsApp.”

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