Photo of the Week: One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Women

A voter proudly shows off her finger stained with indelible ink (http://www.dw.de/high-turnout-in-landmark-afghan-elections/a-17546471)
 (http://www.dw.de/high-turnout-in-landmark-afghan-elections/a-17546471)

A voter in Afghanistan proudly shows off her finger stained with indelible ink.  Despite threats by the Taliban, over seven million Afghans turned out to vote in the  presidential election on Saturday. Women are thought to have made up  a huge proportion of the votes with over one million women registering to vote for the elections since last year according to the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (http://edition.cnn.com/2014/04/07/world/asia/afghanistan-election-women-influence/).

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