WOMEN’S PARTICIPATION IN THE UPCOMING 2013 ELECTIONS

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PAKISTAN’S INTERNATIONAL LAW COMMITTEMENTS UNDER CEDAW

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International Women’s Day 2013 coincides with the events leading up to the general elections. On this occasion Aurat Foundation (AF) and Democracy Reporting International (DRI) have jointly produced a briefing paper that highlights Pakistan’s international commitments related to women’s political and electoral participation as well as shortcomings in their implementation. The paper also identifies opportunities and recommendations to implement measures which could improve participation of women in electoral processes.