Inclusive electoral processes: A guide for electoral management bodies on promoting gender equality and women’s participation

Date: December 19, 2017
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This guide covers inclusive electoral processes that promote gender  equality and women’s participation.

Inclusive electoral processes: management bodies

First of all, mapping electoral management bodies and committing to gender equality. Then examine the gender balance of electoral management bodies and create a gender sensitive culture.

Addressing gender equalities in electoral processes

Chapters include making electoral events inclusive and ensuring women’s rights to a secret ballot. Ensuring safety in the elections and working with electoral stakeholders. Outreach strategy and policy as well as messaging must be considered.

In conclusion annexes include a gender mapping framework and there are also sample forms and lists.


Author: Ballington, J , Bardell, G Palmieri, S and Sullivan, K.
ISBN: 978-1-63214-006-7
Publisher: UN Women and UNDP
Year of Publication: 2015
Classification Number: 324.63 UNI