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National Council of Provinces

Specialized body - Women's caucus

Multi-Party Women's Caucus
(January 2008)

About

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

Activities

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

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