Lawyer Nadine Moussa speaks during a press conference in Beirut, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Nadine Moussa, Lebanon's first female candidate for the presidency, insists that Lebanon needs a "new social contract," with women holding half of all parliamentary and governmental posts.Moussa, a lawyer who has worked to promote women's rights for over a decade, is the first female to officially run for president of Lebanon.An outspoken critic of sectarianism and corruption, Moussa says she hopes to create a "new social contract" that will benefit all Lebanese equally.Moussa, believes Lebanon needs a new political order, creating a more inclusive government and a more united society. Aside from denouncing the confessional system, Moussa severely castigated what she called a "corrupt" political class.
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