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Shazia Marri
Shazia Marri

Province District Party Constituency Sindh Sangarth PPP NA-216(Sanghar-II) Political Career Ms Marri started her political career as a member of Provincial Assembly of Sindh and appointed as Minister of Electric in the provincial cabinet in 2002. Ms Marri remained as a member of the provincial assembly of Sindh till 2012, after that she was elected to the national assembly on…

Dr. Nafisa Shah
Dr. Nafisa Shah

Province District Party Constituency Sindh Khairpur PPP NA-208(Khairpur-I) Political Career Ms. Nafisa Shah served as Nazim of District Khairpur from 2001 to 2007. She was elected to the National Assembly on a reserved seat for women as a candidate of PPP from Sindh in the 2008 general election. She served as chair of the National Commission for Human Development and…

Zartaj Gul
Zartaj Gul

Province District Party Constituency Punjab DG Khan PTI NA-191 (D.G.Khan-III) Political Career Ms. Zar Taj Gul was elected to th National Assembly as a PTI candidate in 2018 general elections. She was inducted into the federal cabinet in Oct 2018 as Minister of State for Climate Change.

Ghulam Bibi Bharwana
Ghulam Bibi Bharwana
    Province District Party Constituency Punjab Jhang PTI NA-115 Jhang-2   Political Career Ms. Ghulam Bibi Bharwana was elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-Q from Constituency NA-87 (Jhang-II) in 2002 general election. She served as Minister of State for Education. She was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-Q from Constituency NA-87…
Mehnaz Akbar Aziz
Mehnaz Akbar Aziz
Province District Party Constituency Punjab Narowal PML-N NA-77 Narowal-1 Political Career A member of the National Assembly since 2018, she is among the eight women who made it to National Assembly through direct elections.    
Protection of social, political rights of women necessary to envision democracy: CPDI

Karachi, Wednesday 07 March 2018 (PR): On the occasion of international day for women, Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has termed protection of social and political rights of women necessary to envision democratic, peaceful, inclusive and gender-equitable political system in Pakistan. International day for women is being celebrated all around the world to acknowledge women’s achievements throughout history…

Women need a greater political role

With another by-election not featuring any woman candidate and a growing gap between registered male and female voters, there is a need to bring women into the political mainstream. The call was made by the Centre for Peace and Development (CPDI), an independent not-for-profit civil society organisation working on issues of development and peace, on the eve of National Women’s…

73pc polling stations in NA-154 lack accessibility

LAHORE: Accessibility audit of NA-154 polling stations showed distressing statistics as it appeared that 73 percent of the sampled polling stations didn’t meet the essential accessibility criteria. This implies that persons with disabilities, elderly and the sick will not be able to make it to 73 percent of the polling stations on February 12, 2018 by-election in Lodhran-I. The report…

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