FAFEN Election Campaign Monitor

ISLAMABAD, July 20, 2018: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) is observing the electoral and political environment in the country since January 2018. Following the announcement of the election program for General Election 2018, FAFEN expanded the scope of its election observation from the district to the constituency level. This Election Campaign Monitor is based on the direct observation…

FAFEN Releases Fifth Update on Long-Term Observation of General Election 2018

FAFEN Releases Fifth Update on Long-Term Observation of General Election 2018

ISLAMABAD, July 1, 2018: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has released its 5th Update of the Long-Term Observation of General Election 2018, containing information on the political and electoral environment in the country from June 1 to June 30, 2018. The Election Update also tells about the finalization of polling stations by the Election Commission of Pakistan,…

FAFEN Releases Fourth Update on Election and Political Environment Before GE-2018

FAFEN Releases Fourth Update on Election and Political Environment Before GE-2018

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2018: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN)’s General Elections (GE) 2018 Update-IV is based on observation data gathered systematically from 130 districts by as many trained and non-partisan District Coordinators (DCs) during the latter half of May 2018 (May 16 to May 31). The information was collected through 731 interviews with representatives of 44…

Women Action Forum: A Women's Manifesto for General Election 2018

Women’s Action Forum – Karachi: A Women’s Manifesto for General Election 2018

Women’s Action Forum recognizes the Pakistani State’s irrevocable responsibility for upholding its citizens’ fundamental rights to life, liberty, security and dignity as outlined in Article 9 of the Constitution of Pakistan:
 “No person shall be deprived of life or liberty, save in accordance with law.”

WAF advocates for a secular and pluralistic state which observes the separation of religion from laws and public policies and administers the well-being and protects the equal rights of all citizens, without any discrimination on the basis of gender, class or religious belief.  Further WAF calls on all institutions to govern without any use and therefore, exploitation, of religion.

General Election 2018 Update on Citizens’ Observation of Electoral and Political Environment

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2018: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) releases its third update on the electoral and political environment based on the information gathered systematically in 130 districts of the country by as many trained and non-partisan District Coordinators (DCs) during the first fortnight of May 2018 through 296 interviews with representatives of 32 political…

NIC & Voter Registration Campaign Contributes to Unprecedented Increase of 4.3 Million Women Voters in 7 Months

ISLAMABAD, May 24, 2018: Unprecedented efforts of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) and civil society in registering eligible-age women have successfully led to an unparalleled increase of 4,307,553 women on the electoral rolls in the last seven months. This increase indicates the success of the ECP’s Women NIC…

FAFEN Releases First Pre-Election Long-Term Election Observation Report

Election Observation Information Gathered in 130 Districts across Pakistan ISLAMABAD, April 24, 2018: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has started pre-election long-term observation activities in 130 districts across Pakistan to assess the political environment and implementation of election-related laws, rules and regulations as part of its multi-phase observation of General Election (GE) 2018. In…

New Delimitations a Must before Next General Elections

ISLAMABAD, January 7, 2016: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has called for new delimitations of the electoral constituencies before the next general elections as an absolute prerequisite to ensure the right of people to equal representation as well as distribution of political power among various geographical regions in proportion to their population, says FAFEN…