A Survey of retail outlets in 142 towns of 90 districts in Pakistan

A Survey of retail outlets in 142 towns of 90 districts in Pakistan

During the month of May 2010, FAFEN Governance Monitors collected prices of 69 commodities and services at retail outlets in 142 National Assembly Constituencies in 90 districts in the four provinces, FATA and Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT). Consumers in parts of the country faced quite high increases in the prices of a few food items…

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A Survey of 106 Boys Colleges in Pakistan

A Survey of 106 Boys Colleges in Pakistan

More than one-third of lecturers posts are vacant in degree colleges for boys monitored nationwide during the month of April 2010. In almost 20 percent of monitored boys colleges across the country, only half or fewer of hired lecturers were present on the day FAFEN conducted its assessment. ‘FAFEN Education Institution Monitor’ is based on…

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FAFEN Violence Monitor Political and Electoral Violence in Pakistan Report

FAFEN Violence Monitor Political and Electoral Violence in Pakistan Report

This is the second report issued under the PEVER project. Between March 1 and May 31, 2010, PEVER recorded a total of 440 incidents of political violence, four incidents of electoral violence, and 100 peace events in Pakistan. Of these, 525 reports were compiled through media monitoring and were not able to be verified by PEVER personnel, while 19 reports were compiled by constituency-based and election monitors, and were verified through primary sources.

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13th National Assembly of Pakistan Annual Report 2009- 2010 - Urdu Version

13th National Assembly of Pakistan Annual Report 2009- 2010 – Urdu Version

The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) is a nationwide coalition of 35 civil society organizations working to strengthen all forms of democratic accountabilities in Pakistan. Currently, FAFEN is implementing the Democratic Governance Programme in 150 National Assembly constituencies across 108 districts of the country, seeking to encourage and facilitate public actions and demands for…

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Female Reproductive Health Neglected at RHCs

Female Reproductive Health Neglected at RHCs

The Ministry of Health has undertaken strategies aimed at improving standards of pediatric and female reproductive health, as well as to reduce communicable diseases like TB, in light of commitment to the Millennium Development Goals. However, 17% RHCs monitored by FAFEN Governance Monitors in January 2011 were deficient in trained staff to deal with TB,…

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FAFEN Violence Monitor: Political and Electoral Violence in Pakistan (October 15, 2009 – February 28, 2010)

Between October 15, 2009 and February 28, 2010, PEVER recorded a total of 368 incidents of political violence, 11 incidents of electoral violence, and 420 peace events in Pakistan. PEVER recorded a total of 368 incidents of political violence across the country between October 15, 2009, and February 28, 2010. A total of 24 reports were received from the field, and 344 were reported in the media.

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Performance Report of Women MPs 2nd Parliamentary Year of 13th NA

Performance Report of Women MPs 2nd Parliamentary Year of 13th NA

Women members have been more active, assertive and effective voices of citizens than their male counterparts in the National Assembly that is set to complete its Second Parliamentary Year this month, says a Performance Analysis of Women Members of the National Assembly released by the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) to mark International Women’s Day.

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Pakistan General Election 2008 Election Results Analysis

Pakistan General Election 2008 Election Results Analysis

From June 13 to July 18, 2007, FAFEN conducted Pakistan’s first statistically valid audit of the Draft Electoral Roll (2007). FAFEN conducted a List-to-People and People-to-List audit in electoral areas covered by 506 randomly selected Display Centers throughout the country – a methodology that has been tried and tested in many other countries. These Display…

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