ISLAMABAD, March 9, 2013: The District Long-Term Observers (DLTOs) of the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) have observed nine cases of postings and transfers in the judiciary, district administration, police and revenue department in seven districts between February 22 and 28, 2013, says a press release of FAFEN issued.Details
ISLAMABAD, March 08, 2013: The 15th sitting of National Assembly’s 50th session, which met for an hour and eight minutes, unanimously passed the National Counter Terrorism Authority Bill 2013.
Marking the International Women’s Day, the House also unanimously adopted a resolution to pay tribute to women forDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 08, 2013: The Sindh Assembly, which met for two hours and six minutes in the 17th sitting of the ongoing 40th session, unanimously passed the domestic violence bill along with another bill to amend the Sindh Laws. The Sindh assembly is the first provincial assembly of the country to pass a domestic violence…Details
ISLAMABAD, March 08, 2013: The Shaheed Zulifqar Ali Bhutto Medical University (PIMS) Islamabad Bill 2013 was passed in the 13th sitting of 91st session of Senate, which met for four hours and 19 minutes on Friday.
FAFEN Recommendations for Enhancing Women’s Electoral Participation
ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2013: General Elections 2013 could be the time that female voters really count, and that female voters are finally counted in Pakistan. In honor of International Women’s Day, 8 March, Free and Fair Elections Network (FAFEN) has called upon theDetails
- Overall 372 parliamentary interventions on women rights
ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2013: Women’s inclusion in the political process, preventing anti-women practices, and addressing their vulnerability in conflict-hit areas brought political parties together in the 13th National Assembly, which stood out for pro-women legislation, reflecting some of the promises political parties made inDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 07, 2013: The Sindh Assembly, which met for two hours and six minutes in the 16th sitting of the ongoing 40th session, unanimously passed the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto City University Bill 2013. The proceedings were started an hour and 48 minutes late.
ISLAMABAD, March 07, 2013: The Senate, which met for an hour and eight minutes in the 12th sitting of the 91st session, was marked by low attendance as only nine members were present at the outset and 16 at the time of adjournment.
The Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economic AffairsDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 07, 2013: Starting an hour and 30 minutes late, the 14th sitting of the 50th session was marked by low attendance. Only 98 members were present at the outset, 112 at the time of adjournment, whereas a maximum of 148 membersDetails