FAFEN Parliament Monitor National Assembly of Pakistan 31st Session Report

The 31st session of the National Assembly was marked by the passage of four government bills and introduction of eight bills, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session, comprising six sittings, started on April 7 and prorogued on April 15, 2016. On average, each sitting started19 minutes behind the schedule and lasted three…

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Monthly Magazine Aiwan-e-Aam – March 2016

ایوان عام کے زیرنظر شمارہ میں آپ جان سکتے ہیں ایوان بالا ، ایوان زیریں اور چاروں صوبائی ایوانوں کی کارروائی کا خلاصہ ۔ نمائندہ کارکردگی کے باب اور اداریہ ۔

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor 27th Session Report of Balochistan Assembly

25 MPAs remain inactive during 27th session of Balochistan Assembly ISLAMABAD:  Twenty-five lawmakers did not take part in any of the proceedings during 27th session of the Balochistan Assembly that adopted 10 resolutions and passed one bill amid low attendance, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report. The session, comprising seven…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor National Assembly of Pakistan 30th Session Report

The National Assembly passed seven government bills and adopted nine resolutions during its 30th session held between March 14 and March 25, 2016. Session Time and Attendance: The cumulative duration of seven sittings was 18 hours and 42 minutes while each sitting, on average, started five minutes behind the schedule and continued for two hours…

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Less in Number but Violations Persist in By-Elections Marked by Heavy Presence of Security

ISLAMABAD, March 22, 2016: Sporadic instances of bar on election observers, illegal campaigning inside and around polling stations, breach of voters’ right to secret ballot, unconducive environment for women voters, illegal restrictions on polling agents by security staff and insufficient availability of critical election material were recorded in otherwise well-administered and peaceful by-elections in two…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Provincial Assembly of Punjab 19th Session Report

ISLAMABAD: The Punjab Assembly passed 20 bills and adopted 17 resolutions during its 19th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report. The session, comprising 21 sittings, started on January 29, 2016 and concluded on February 26, 2016. On average, each sitting started 77 minutes behind the schedule and lasted two…

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Monthly Magazine Aiwan-e-Aam – February 2016

ایوان عام کے زیرنظر شمارہ میں آپ جان سکتے ہیں ایوان بالا ، ایوان زیریں اور چاروں صوبائی ایوانوں کی کارروائی کا خلاصہ ۔ نمائندہ و کارکردگی کے باب میں جمعیت العلما اسلام (ف) کے سینیٹر جناب ہیمن داس کی پارلیمانی کارکردگی اور اداریہ ۔

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A Tribute to Women Parliamentarians 2015 -16

Women form half of the population in Pakistan but their share in political and economic spheres is not proportionate to their numbers primarily due to cultural barriers that restrict their social and political participation. It was against this backdrop that women were given a 22 percent quota of seats in the Parliament and the Provincial…

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