Switzerland

Specialized body - Women's caucus

Cross-Party Group of Women Parliamentarians
(January 1990)

About

Formal or informal
Informal
The caucus is open to male MPs
Yes
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
Notes
This group is a successor of the Group of Women Parliamentarians which was established in 1990.
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
No

Activities

Issues dealt with by the caucus
The purpose of the group is to facilitate networking among female members of the Swiss parliament, so it organizes various events for women.

In addition to the group, the Parliament also maintains a website "Political Women" to encourage women to be/become politically active, by providing materials (documents, videos etc.) on success stories, female role models, and by organizing events dedicated to the topic.
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
No
The caucus has a communication plan
No