Gender monitoring of elections


The Ukrainian Women’s Fund, in partnership with the National Democratic Institute (NDI), is carrying out gender monitoring of the July 21, 2019 early parliamentary elections in Ukraine and October 25, 2020 local elections.

The objective of gender monitoring is a comprehensive gender analysis of the election processes for identifying opportunities and obstacles for women’s participation in the elections and becoming Members of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and local authorities.


Monitoring of current situation with regards to women representation as nominated candidates and elected officials, representation in party governing bodies, participation of women in provision of elections.

Raising awareness of key stakeholders and general public on the problems with de-facto gender equality in elections.

Target groups:

Womens rights organizations which work for protection of women’s  political rights


National Democratic Institute (NDI)


June 1, 2019 – February 28, 2021

Geographic Coverage: All regions of Ukraine.