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Caucuses

The mandate, working methods and activities of women’s caucuses in parliament.

Caucus name
Women's Parliamentary Caucus (1970-01)
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
Notes
Women members of both chambers of the House participate.

The CWP was founded by women delegates at the 1989 plenary Commonwealth Parliamentarians Association conference
Issues dealt with by the caucus
• To provide equality for men and women under the constitution.
• Increase women participation at future conferences
• Discuss ways to increase female representation in Parliament and work towards the mainstreaming of gender considerations in all Commonwealth Parliamentarians Association activities and programs.
Caucus contact details