Women Workers Seek Improved Enforcement of Labour Laws in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, October 18, 2018: Women Action for Better Workplaces (WAction), a project of Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA), shared the findings of its Monitoring of Workplace Report in a convention here on Thursday that speaks about the dismal situation of enforcement of Labour laws in Pakistan. According to these findings, 52 percent workplaces…

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Preliminary Findings of Experiential Study by Coalition for Inclusive Pakistan (CIP)

Attitudinal, Environmental Barriers Hinder Transgender People, Women & PWDs from Observing General Elections 2018 ISLAMABAD, September 25, 2018: Despite progressive legislative and policy measures to facilitate participation of transgender people, women and persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the electoral processes, these individuals faced attitudinal and environmental barriers in the exercise of their right to vote…

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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…

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Labour Laws Must Address Women Workers’ Issues

WAction Demands Legislative Assemblies to Consolidate, Upgrade and Implement Labour Laws ISLAMABAD, May 13, 2018: The Parliament and the Provincial Assemblies need to improve the quality of labour legislation to make it consistent, applicable and in accordance with the law of the country and best international practices, besides ensuring that special measures to address women…

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Dutch Ambassador Signs Women Action Program with TDEA-FAFEN

Her Excellency Mrs. Jeannette Seppen, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Pakistan, visited the offices of Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability-Free and Fair Election Network (TDEA-FAFEN) on Monday and signed a 2-year funding agreement related to women’s actions and provision of enabling work environment for them. The program titled “Women’s Action for Better Workplaces in Pakistan” is aimed at mobilizing, organizing, capacitating and facilitating women

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CHANGE of TDEA-FAFEN SECRETARIAT ADDRESS

Dear all, The Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability-Free and Fair Election Network (TDEA-FAFEN) has shifted its Secretariat to G-7 Sitara Market near Tanki Stop. All its offices, including the Citizens Voice Project, have been shifted to the new premises. The landlines of the Secretariat, however, remain the same only the postal address has been…

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Renowned Academics, Journalist Appointed TDEA Trustees

ISLAMABAD: A seven-member board headed by renowned journalist and analyst Muhammad Ziauddin has assumed its responsibilities as Trustees of the Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability, which also supports the operations of the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN), says a press release issued on Wednesday. The appointment of the new board is part of…

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