available languages: english July 26, 2011

Briefing Paper 15 discusses the exclusion of women from the voting process. It includes recommendations for more effective enforcement of the existing legal framework and for strengthening the legal framework to facilitate the participation of female voters. It encourages relevant institutions and stakeholders, including the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and political parties, to proactively and consistently facilitate women’s inclusion in voting.

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