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A women polling station without voters

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SAHIWAL: Male residents of 111/9-L, Jahan Khan, upheld their 35-year-old “tradition” on Saturday by once again not allowing the women of the village to cast their votes in the 2013 general election. At the village located some 15km from Sahiwal city, 685 women are registered as voters but none of them turned out to cast […]

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Elders won’t let Paikhel women cast vote


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MIANWALI: Despite reportedly agreeing to allow women their right to vote over a month ago at a gathering arranged by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Ayla Malik in Paikhel union council, the area elders have again barred the female folk from exercising the right to franchise on May 11. During a visit by this correspondent to the […]

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LHWs to protect women polling stations in KP

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to deploy lady health workers at women polling stations in the province on May 11 to meet shortages of policewomen required to perform security duty. Provincial information minister Musarrat Qadeem told a news conference here on Tuesday that lady health workers would be undergo necessary training to perform […]

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