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A rough deal for women

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Holding separate meetings in Islamabad and Peshawar on Thursday, the National Commission on the Status of Women and some non-governmental rights groups expressed serious concern over the fact that mainstream religious and political parties colluded in various parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to disenfranchise female voters. In Lower and Upper Dir they signed formal agreements, in […]

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Disenfranchisement of women continues despite calls for curbing the practice

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PESHAWAR: Like previous elections, the woman voters in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were barred from casting ballots in the May 11 general election as agreements were struck among the contesting candidates and political parties ahead of the polls. There was a strong Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) this time and no one expected that […]

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