South Africa

Caucuses

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

Women

Caucus name
Multi Party Women's Caucus (2008-01)
Date of creation
01.2008
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes
Issues dealt with by the caucus

• Developmental and empowerment issues of women in political structures within and outside of Parliament
• Mainstreaming of women’s perspective in parliamentary activities, including the programming of debates
• Promotion of women's issues in Parliament, including their referral and submission to the Portfolio and Select committees charged with oversight of women's issues
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
No
Caucus contact details
Phone number
+27-0214033673