Senate Passes Bill to Protect Transgenders’ Rights

 ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2018: The Senate on Wednesday transacted its entire business and passed a bill for the protection of rights of transgender persons, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the third sitting of 274th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for three…

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Women MPs Contribute 39% Parliamentary Business during 2017-18

Women MPs Contribute 39% Parliamentary Business during 2017-18

Women legislators attend 67% NA sittings and 64% Senate sittings PML-N’s Kiran Haider remains most regular lawmaker by attending 100 percent NA sittings, while PkMAP’s Gul Bushra attends 92 out of 100 Senate sittings Muddasir Sehar Kamran, Sherry Rehman and Rubina Khalid sponsor highest number of resolutions in Senate Aisha Syed sponsors eight while Shireen…

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Sindh Assembly Defers Universities and Institutes Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2018: The Sindh Assembly deferred the consideration of an amendment to the Sindh Universities and Institutes Laws on Wednesday amidst opposition’s protest and boycott against the bill, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during ninth sitting of the 38th session:…

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Punjab Assembly Skips Legislative Business due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 07, 2018: The Punjab Assembly did not take up seven government bills on Wednesday due to the lack of quorum that caused suspension of the proceedings for more than two hours, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 23rd sitting…

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