Caucuses

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

Caucus name
Women Parliamentarians' Caucus (2007-01)
Date of creation
01.2007
Notes
Appointment of the caucus' chairperson is rotational and elected according to the three greater regions of the country: Greater Bahr-el-Ghazel, Equatoria and Upper Nile.
Issues dealt with by the caucus
-The national legislature of the women parliamentarians' caucus seeks to ensure gender sensitive laws, political processes and equality in resource allocation to improve the quality of life of women.
-The caucus gives women power to make decisions in the parliament on things regarding women.
-The caucus launched a strategic plan, to enhance women leadership and political participation in South Sudan.
-Work to increase women’s meaningful engagement in peace processes–to effectively resolve conflict and build stability in South Sudan, modelling an inclusive and responsive form of governance.
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
Caucus contact details