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Pakistan election suggests women playing a new role in public life

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In Pakistan, as in corporate boardrooms around the country women are often absent. In recent years this has changed at a glacial pace. Pakistan’s Diva magazine profiled a handful of prominent female CEOs in a 2020 article.

In Pakistan, as in corporate boardrooms around the country women are often absent. In recent years this has changed at a glacial pace. Pakistan’s Diva magazine profiled a handful of prominent female CEOs in a 2020 article.

Pakistan's political landscape: women's rising role and the ongoing pursuit of gender equality

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February 12, 2024

Pakistan's political landscape: women's rising role and the ongoing pursuit of gender equality

In the bustling political landscape of Pakistan, a resounding call for gender equality echoes through the halls of power.

In the bustling political landscape of Pakistan, a resounding call for gender equality echoes through the halls of power.

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Pakistan elections: How women candidates are fighting for change in polls?

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The Pakistan elections are only a day away, on February 8, and candidates of all genders, religions, and political parties are working hard to make their mark in the polls.

The Pakistan elections are only a day away, on February 8, and candidates of all genders, religions, and political parties are working hard to make their mark in the polls.

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Pakistan 2024 General Elections: women’s underrepresentation in politics continue

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PESHAWAR: In the lead-up to Pakistan’s general elections on Thursday, a concerning reality emerges regarding the inadequate prioritization of women’s representation within political parties.

PESHAWAR: In the lead-up to Pakistan’s general elections on Thursday, a concerning reality emerges regarding the inadequate prioritization of women’s representation within political parties.

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Clearing the path for women’s inclusion in electoral politics

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Clearing the path for women’s inclusion in electoral politics

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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 120 million people were pushed into vulnerable situations and we witnessed a great need for more community engagement and participation across the board. Coupled with domestic economic instability, political upheaval, countries in transitional democracies have borne disproportionate burdens. Over the years, there has been a conversation that has been missing from the development space, and especially in women’s development, that has the potential to bridge the gap between scholars and practitioners.

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 120 million people were pushed into vulnerable situations and we witnessed a great need for more community engagement and participation across the board. Coupled with domestic economic instability, political upheaval, countries in transitional democracies have borne disproportionate burdens. Over the years, there has been a conversation that has been missing from the development space, and especially in women’s development, that has the potential to bridge the gap between scholars and practitioners.

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Pakistan parties bet big on women, youth ahead of general elections

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Pakistan parties bet big on women, youth ahead of general elections

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ISLAMABAD: As political parties get ready for the upcoming general elections in February, they ought to think about feeling the pulse of a populace that is eager for change, according to Dawn.

According to an opinion piece in a Pakistan-based media publication, the change of placing a wager on women and young people rather than conventional warhorses might help them win the tough battle of politics.

ISLAMABAD: As political parties get ready for the upcoming general elections in February, they ought to think about feeling the pulse of a populace that is eager for change, according to Dawn.

According to an opinion piece in a Pakistan-based media publication, the change of placing a wager on women and young people rather than conventional warhorses might help them win the tough battle of politics.

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Speakers advocate societal change for women’s empowerment

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Speakers advocate societal change for women’s empowerment

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In a significant development, representatives from major political parties have unequivocally expressed their commitment to advancing women’s political participation.

In a significant development, representatives from major political parties have unequivocally expressed their commitment to advancing women’s political participation.

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Pakistan: Shujat for providing ample role to women in politics

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President of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) and former Prime Minister of Pakistan Chaudhry Shujat Hussain has said that the role of women in the development of country is important and they should be given ample opportunities in politics to move forward.

President of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) and former Prime Minister of Pakistan Chaudhry Shujat Hussain has said that the role of women in the development of country is important and they should be given ample opportunities in politics to move forward.