Percentage of Reports Who Witnessed or Heard of Any Campaign Activities or Events Where Candidates, Supporters or Organizers Have Excluded Women or Forced/Coerced Them to Participate
Percentage of Reports Who Witnessed or Heard of the Use of Threatening, Abusive or Insulting Language Against Women as Voters or Supporters
Of the incidents that were reported by observers, 38% targeted voters, while 31% were against election officials, 23% were against party agents, and 8% were against observers.
Of the reported incidents of violence against women voters entering or exiting the polling stations that were received, 63% were acts of harassment; the next most frequent type of violence observed was physical violence (25%).
Of the incidents of violence against women that were observed at polling stations, 50% of the perpetrators were recorded as being other than polling officials or members of security forces.
Were there incidents of violence directed at women voters as they entered or exited the polling station?
91% of observers reported that they witnessed no violence directed at women who were entering or exiting the polling stations.
Have you witnessed or heard of any candidate encouraging his/her supporters to commit acts of violence against women?
86% of TWCP’s observers reported that they had neither witnessed nor heard of any candidate encouraging his/her supporters to commit acts of violence against women.
While few incidents of violence were observed, most violent attacks on women candidates or their supporters were with intimidation (34%) or harassment (30%).