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Philippines

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House of Representatives

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Caucuses

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

Women

Caucus name
Association of Women Legislators Foundation, Inc (AWLFI)
Date of creation
01.2010
Formal or informal
Informal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
No
Notes
The AWLFI is composed of all women legislators in the House of Representatives
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
No
Issues dealt with by the caucus
- Yes - The AWLFI works to advance the women's legislative agenda. It lobbies for the passage of legislative initiatives to strengthen the position of women and the welfare of children in society, such as the Magna Carta for Women, the Anti-Violence against Women and Children Act and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act.
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
Yes