In the People’s Assembly Most of the parties are content with the nomination of women in Quota system

ECWR is following up the nomination of women and presenting and completing all papers. ECWR monitored the progress of 7,000 male and female candidates to compete in the People’s Assembly elections of 2010. The National Democratic Party nominated 69 female candidates to quota seats out of 992 candidates in the electoral colleges. Three female candidates were nominated in the individual constituencies out of 444 candidates in the three individual constituencies in three governorates (Giza, Qaliubia, and Dakahlia). The Wafd party nominated 17 candidates out of 197 candidates, in 17 governorates (Cairo,  Giza, Qaliubia, Ismailia, Red Sea, Luxor, Bahira, Minia, Asiout, Alexandria, Minoufia,  Fayoum, Qena, Gharbia, Beheira, Sharkia, Qena, and Souhag).
Al Tagammu Party nominated 10 female candidates out of 82 candidates in 9 governorates (Cairo, Bahira, Aswan, Fayoum, Qena, Sharkia, Minoufia, Alexandria, and Asiout).
Al Nassery Party nominated 5 female candidates out of 62 in five governorates (Cairo, Giza, Qena, Bani Swaif, and North Sinai), while Al Ahrar Party nominated 7 candidates out of 52 in 17 governorates, and the Free Republican Party nominated 10 candidates.
Until now, the nominations of independents are still unclear; for the total nominations monitored by ECWR’s operation room reached to 50 independent candidates, in addition to the nominations of Muslim Brotherhood candidates that reached 135.

Party Al Watany Al Tagammu Al Wafd Muslim Brotherhoods Al Ahrar Al Nassery
Women’s Nominations 69 10 17 15 7 5
Men’s Nominations 441 82 197 135 52 62

ECWR’s operation room is still following the final nominations of all the Egyptian parties and their nominations of women in all the Egyptian governorates.
ECWR receives complaints related to elections process by the operations room in ECWR, which is prepared to receive complaints on these numbers.
Starting from today, ECWR is also following the electoral propaganda all over Egypt through field monitors and studying women’s status in the unstable electoral conditions as voters and candidates in all electoral constituencies, especially the harsh ones.

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