As the prominence of women in politics increases, so does the incidence of violence against women in politics. This section highlights news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Nowshera, Lakki Marwat: Re-polling in stations with women vote bar, Pakistan
The Peshawar High Court on Monday ordered the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to hold re-elections on polling stations of NA-5 Nowshera and NA-27 Lakki Marwat, where women were barred from voting on August 22 by-elections.
The court has also...
Negotiating Culture: Intersection of Culture and Violence against Women in Asia Pacific
The report provides in depth presentations on different aspects of ‘culture’ and its effect on women and violence against women. It also sets out effective strategies for addressing culture at the community, national and international level.
This report provides country-specific information on the recent achievements made in the battle to end violence against women. It explains what must be done in order to build on those achievements, and provides examples of good practices. It also...