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Lebanon's new Parliament will include six female lawmakers across the country, up from just four in the 2009-era Parliament, with several fresh faces. The landmark May 6 elections saw a record 86 women stand for Parliament, with every conventional party except for Hezbollah putting forward female candidates.Lawyer Rola Tabsh Jaroudi is also a first-time victor in the capital and she ran on Hariri's Future Movement list in the Beirut II district that saw the party retain five of the 11 seats.The 50-year-old politician from Lebanon's northern district of Bsharri will return for another term in Parliament.Among those candidates who were not successful in winning seats were Joumana Haddad, a writer and activist who ran in Beirut, and members of an all-women's list from Lebanon's conservative northern area of Akkar.
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