Gender Concerns International Voices Alarm Over Women Voting Obstacles in Pakistan Elections

The Election Commission of Pakistan's (ECP) recent warning about the potential annulment of elections in areas where women face voting obstacles raises significant concerns over protecting women voters. This move underscores the urgent need for government and national authorities to safeguard women's constitutional rights to vote. Ensuring women's ability to participate freely and safely in elections is essential for upholding democratic principles and gender equality. The ECP's stance highlights the critical role of national institutions in protecting and promoting women's electoral rights in Pakistan.