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Senate

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Caucuses

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

Women

Caucus name
Parliamentary Group of Women
Date of creation
01.1991
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
Yes
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
Notes
The women’s parliamentary group is also open to former MPs and other groups. As of 4 May 2018 there are 41 members. Link to website: http://www.sejm.gov.pl/sejm7.nsf/agent.xsp?symbol=SKLADZESP&Zesp=1
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes
Issues dealt with by the caucus
- Legislation on quotas, violence against women, women's health issues <br> Legislative process of adopting the draft law on equal status of women and men - Children's issues <br> Involvement in amending the Family and Guardian’s Code and the liberalization of abortion law.
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
No
Caucus contact details
Address
Parlamentarna Grupa Kobiet
ul. Wiejska 4/6/8
00-902 Warszawa
Poland