Inclusive Democracy in Pakistan-Policy Recommendations

DAI-Tabeer and the National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) organised the second national dialogue on the gender gap in the electoral rolls in Islamabad on 19 December 2018. Attended by key stakeholders, including parliamentarians, the ECP, NADRA, political party leaders and civil society experts, the event generated ideas and recommendations on special measures to close the gender gap in the electoral rolls and increase voter registration and turnout for persons with disabilities and transgender persons.

The dialogue was an outcome of the voter turnout in the General Election 2018, in which the overall voter turnout, a key indicator of inclusion in democracy.