In Pakistan, parties asked to award tickets to women in elections

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In Pakistan, parties asked to award tickets to women in elections

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Civil society activists have demanded political parties to award tickets to women aspirants for the local government elections to bring them into the national mainstream.

“If women are not given a leadership role, we cannot expect economic change in our lives and status,” Yasmin Bibi, a former tehsil councillor, told a women-only gathering organised by the Saibaan Development Organisation in Balakot on Friday.

Click here to read the full article published by The News on 18 December 2021.

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