Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.

Margaret Thatcher

The Association:

  • serves as a connector of and a liaison between and among EMBs who are interested in promoting gender equality within their institutions
  • will provide a knowledge base on gender equality in EMBs and electoral processes
  • will provide an exchange of best practices and sharing of information to achieve gender equality in EMBs and electoral processes
  • will provide its members with access to a catalogue of information on gender equality in EMBs
  • will become an advocate and a resource for compiling sex disaggregated data
  • will give EMBs the opportunity to showcase their best practices
  • will acknowledge and recognize EMBs who set an example in fostering gender equality in EMB and promoting women in all decision making levels of electoral management
  • is a change agent in addressing human resources and human resource development in EMBs and electoral processes in a modern and effective manner.