Islamabad: Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has written to the Chairperson of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to urge the inclusion of women with disabilities in the financial assistance programme, says a press release.
Violence against women during elections is a grave issue with a long-lasting impact on women’s participation in politics and public life. In Pakistan, many women face obstacles to participating in elections. These include cultural and social barriers, lack of access to information and resources and physical threats and violence. Women are underrepresented in decision-making roles and have limited access to…