Aparajeyo’s Board of Trustees' the ratio of women to men is 74% to 26%. Senior Management comprises of 100% female and Management Team comprises of 71% female and 29% male. Aparajeyo employs 1,665 staff (333 male and 1332 female) make up reflects a policy of equal opportunities for both men and women. 445 Peer Educators (young adults) work part-time in the various programmes of AB. 97% of the staff members are field based while 3% of the staff members are based in the head office. Also, 300 volunteers from different disciplines provide technical expertise for programme development. Emphasis on recruiting women in senior positions in management is given priority. Gender and development principles are applied to programme planning and interventions in order to avoid gender discrimination.
Decision Making: The highest decision making body within AB lies with the Board of Directors. The Senior Management Team is responsible for decisions related to organization policy and procedures. Programme decisions has been delegated to the Management Team. All project staff have the liberty to make recommendations to increase and ensure the quality of the programmes. Recommendations and decision-making is done through Joint Management Committees (JMC) of children, youths and women.
To ensure participation of all stakeholders in the programmes and organization, monthly meetings are held with community people involved in the programmes, children, youth and women attending the programmes, Joint Management Committees, field staff, coordination meetings between Management Team and Senior Management Team. Annual Review Workshops with beneficiaries and staff are ensured to review progress of work, recommendations for future action etc. The reports of these workshops are then shared at an Annual Review Workshop held between all staff, JMC of individual projects and Senior Management Team.