South Sudan

Transitional National Legislative AssemblyCouncil of States

Transitional National Legislative Assembly

Specialized body - Women's caucus

Women Parliamentarians' Caucus
(January 2007)


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