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National Parliament

Caucuses

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

Women

Caucus name
Women's Parliamentary Group of East Timor (GMPTL) (2006-01)
Date of creation
01.2006
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
Notes
1. Resolution of National Parliament of Timor-Leste No.06/2006 approving statute of the Women's Parliamentary Group of East Timor (GMPTL); 2. Resolution of National Parliament of Timor-Leste No.16/2007 approving establishment of the Women's Parliamentary Group of East Timor (GMPTL)
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes
Issues dealt with by the caucus
Laws against Domestic Violence Law on the General Election which incorporates affirmative measures, and other related issues Amendments to the Law on Health to reduce maternal mortality, address breastfeeding issues Child care centers in all government institutions HIV/AIDS Women’s empowerment in social issue and other related issues The Strategic Plan in Tétun is available on the website of the Women's Parliamentary Group of East Timor: http://www.parlamento.tl/fpn/docs/Estrateji%20Genero%20no%20Plano%20asaun%202008-2012.pdf
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
No
Caucus contact details
Address
Secretariat for Women's Parliamentary Group of East Timor (GMPTL)
Rua de Formosa
Dili
Timor-Leste