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Caucuses

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

Women

Caucus name
PAP Women's Wing Party Caucus
Date of creation
01.1989
Formal or informal
Informal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
No
Notes
The current members are MPs from two political parties: People’s Action Party (PAP) and the Workers' Party The Women’s Wing consists of an Executive Committee, as well as District/Deputy District Advisors and Representatives, as well as Chairpersons for District branches. Link to members and administration: https://www.pap.org.sg/womens-wing/organisation
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes
Issues dealt with by the caucus
Please refer to the Women’s Wing website for the most up to date issues: https://www.pap.org.sg/womens-wing Vision: Women fully empowered to contribute to the development of Singapore, playing a key role in nation building, economically, socially & politically The mission of the Women’s Wing is to: • Establish the necessary support systems and maximise opportunities for women to realize their fullest potential • To ensure women's needs, voices and perspectives are heard and reflected • To leverage women's unique talents for more inclusive and superior outcomes for the community To bring this vision and mission to life, PAP Women’s Wing has identified the following areas of focus: • Work-life balance practices & family-friendly support structures • Women's thought leadership group - policy formulation and refinement • Promotion of Marriage & Parenthood • Uplifting under-privileged women • Active aging • Raising the representation of women - work-force, top positions, politics
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
Yes
Caucus contact details
Address
Block 57B New Upper Changi Road
#01-1402
463057
Singapore
Phone number
+65-62444600
Fax number
+65-62449907