In Pakistan, women’s maximum participation in local government polls stressed

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In Pakistan, women’s maximum participation in local government polls stressed

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South Asia Partnership (SAP) Pakistan and Aurat Foundation held a convention on women’s political participation in Pakistan on Saturday. The focus was on women in local government.

Dorab Patel Auditorium at Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) was jam packed with hundreds of women councillors and women aspiring to contest local government elections. SAP and Aurat Foundation have been raising voice for women’s representation for 30 years now. A number of women in assemblies started their political career from union councils and one woman became speaker.

Click here to read the full article published by The News on 9 January 2022.

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