Singapore

Parliament

Specialized body - Women's caucus

PAP Women's Wing Party Caucus
(January 1989)

About

Formal or informal
Informal
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.

There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes

Activities

Issues dealt with by the caucus
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

Contact information for the Committee

Address
Block 57B New Upper Changi Road
#01-1402
463057
Singapore
Phone
+65-62444600
Fax number
+65-62449907