Malta's electoral commission to be gender-balanced in the future
Parliament of Malta (photo credit: Larry Koester/flickr)
Changes are in the pipeline so that Malta’s all-male Electoral Commission will be more gender balanced in the future.
As things stand today, the Electoral Commission is composed of eight members and a chairperson. All current members are men.
However, changes to the law that form part of the Gender Corrective Mechanism Bill being discussed in parliament will increase the number of members to 10, apart from the chairperson, and introduce a legal requirement for a gender balanced set up.
Read the full article here: Malta Today