disenfranchisement


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Antonyms for disenfranchisement

the act of withdrawing certification or terminating a franchise

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The recently enacted Elections Act, 2017 has given more teeth to the legal provisions against women's disenfranchisement, and the recent by-poll proves that if there is sufficient political will, regressive traditions can be whittled away.
I congratulate the CJP for taking note of disenfranchisement of Overseas Pakistanis and asking NADRA and ECP to find ways to give them their right of vote.
Its simply wrong that state disenfranchisement laws deny citizens participation in our democracy, said Senator Cardin.
NUPL, thus, sees Trump not as a departure from but a conjuncture of the US' ruthless quest for economic dominance and military supremacy, charted by a constellation of proxy wars in different parts of the globe, the enforced economic backwardness of its trade 'partners' in the developing world, and the systematic disenfranchisement of groups of people within its own borders.
The connections among criminal justice system policy, mass incarceration and the privatization of prison services serve as one of the primary contributing factors for social inequality because full-citizenship rights, political and economic engagements are curtailed as a result of felon disenfranchisement acting as a barrier to access the following: employment, income, housing, education, social programs and other opportunities (Alexander, 2010; Manza & Uggen, 2008).
Arguably, A1 Gore would have won the presidency were it not for felon disenfranchisement in Florida.
Because of this 'one voter-one ballot' policy, voters were not given another chance to fill up another ballot, resulting to disenfranchisement on their part," read their open letter.
The speakers said Afkari had defeated his arch rival Haji Bahadar Khan by over 4000 votes but the ECP soon after the election declared the result null and void when some of the NGOs women workers made hue and cry over the women disenfranchisement issue.
FELON DISENFRANCHISEMENT in Florida has a long and ugly history.
She noted that migrant workers, internally displaced persons (IDPs), refugees and those living abroad also faced disenfranchisement, as well as those living in floods and conflict affected areas.
What we are seeing here is the biggest single disenfranchisement in our history.
The House also took up a calling attention notice on the disenfranchisement of women voters during the recently-held by-polls in Lower Dir.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The co-founder of the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) said one of the many ways that the Tories adopted in order to take the helm of power again in the UK was through voters' disenfranchisement which is a mass form of rigging.
This paper uses two theories to understand and explain how disenfranchisement becomes socially acceptable based on the negative social construction of perceived dependence.
In the South, state disenfranchisement laws are an ugly remnant of Reconstruction when officials did everything possible to limit the electoral strength of black Americans.