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Women Master Trainers Provide Training on the New Elections Results Management System

"Women always face barriers when working in a society which does not encourage them to accomplish or carry out their roles as equal citizens. To make a difference and make sure that the voices of females are heard, I decided to take an active part in the elections porcess," says Attia Bhutmore


The first-ever woman candidate contesting in general elections from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas

"I decided to serve the people of FATA to the best of my ability," said Badam Zari, National Assembly Candidate from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Badam Zari, 45, is the first-ever woman candidate contesting in the May 11 general elections from the Federally Administered Tribamore


Women Police Officers Lead the Security Training for Mitigating Electoral Violence

"Women comprise almost 50 percent of Pakistan's population, now we need to be 50 percent of the police force as well. We must ensure gender justice," said Zahida Bukhari, Assistant Superintendent of Police. Examining crime scenes, dispersing mobs and patrolling the city at night, it's allmore


Women Presiding Officers Prepare for the General Elections

"These elections are crucial for Pakistan's democracy. We will perform our duties honestly and with utmost determination. I hope the caretaker government supports us on 11 May and ensures the security of the polling staff," said Riffat Rehmani. Riffat Rehmani, 40, will be taking part more


Women taking the lead in training staff for the general elections

"Our vote is our voice. If we do not vote, we will not get the leadership that we need to reduce inflation, eradicate poverty and provide access to good quality education," said Zameer Akhtar. Zameer Akhtar, 28, is participating in the electoral process for the very first time. Being a wommore

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