Developing Pakistan Conversations – Gender Gap in Political Participation

Oct 4, 2022

Why did 11 million fewer women than men vote in Pakistan’s 2018 general elections? Contrary to conventional wisdom, there is a much higher gender gap in each province’s largest metropolitan city, compared to its remaining constituencies. What are some of the reasons for this? Dr. Shandana Khan Mohmand, and Dr. Sarah Khan discuss this is this episode, in the context of their research on women’s political participation in Pakistan.