ISLAMABAD: In Pakistan, which falls at no. 133 for its scores in Gender Inequality round the world, greater than eleven.Nine million girls are feared to lose their ‘right to vote’ due to discrepancies and fallacious guidelines of its country wide Database and Registration Authority (NADRA).


it's been learnt via reliable resources that some eleven.7 million women could not exercise their right in choosing the current government at some point of 2018 popular Elections in Pakistan. This figure has now crossed 11.Nine million.

in this male dominant society where women are in large part dependent on the ‘male heads’ in their families for purchasing their reliable documents made, the policies and processes put in region by using NADRA are hardly of any assist to them.

Nighat Siddique, Director preferred Gender Affairs at Election commission of Pakistan, believes that NADRA required to enhance its regulations to ensure easy processing of automatic country wide identification Card (CNIC) for women. At the same time as speakme to this scribe, Nighat Siddique advised that NADRA had to include women personnel of their MRVs (cell Registration vans).

“maximum ladies specially in villages and underdeveloped areas hesitate to be photographed by using male photographers operating with these MRVs, which is a chief obstacle in getting CNICs of these women made”, Nighat Siddique stated.

“It isn’t just about their vote casting right, because of absence of an identification card, such girls specifically could not avail any official facilities,” Nighat Siddique said.

“It worries me more that in place of taking steps in the direction of quick registration of such women, the determine of unregistered ladies which stood at 11.7 million in 2018 now stands at eleven.9 million with a current spike of another two hundred thousand unregistered women,” she said.

Gender experts and women Rights Activists trust that because of this grave trouble, girls without CNICs could not get their financial institution accounts maintained and nor may want to they get their due percentage in ancestral properties.

in step with the current census carried out in Pakistan, overall population of ladies on this developing usa is one hundred and one.Three million this means that they include nearly half of the entire populace.

via Our special Correspondent Adeel Javed