On Election Monitoring for Women Parliamentary Association
The Commonwealth Women Parliamentary Association
Recognizing the need to increase women’s representation in political institutions, the association was founded by women delegates at the 1989 plenary conference.
They aimed to create a forum where women could discuss ways to increase female representation in Parliament and work towards the mainstreaming of gender considerations in all CPA activities and programmes.
In 2004, the group was formally recognized in the CPA Constitution and its elected Chairperson added to the CPA Executive Committee.