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Uruguay

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Senate

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Caucuses

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

Women

Caucus name
Bicameral Women's Caucus
Date of creation
03.2000
Formal or informal
Informal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
Notes
Membership is open to all Deputies, Senators and their alternates, across parties, with interest in the topic.
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
No
Issues dealt with by the caucus
Main themes: gender violence, women's health, budget, trafficking and sexual exploitation, the National Integrated Care System, and political participation. A big success has been the approval of a law against domestic violence - legislators worked to educate men to pass this law (there were only 10% of women in parliament when this law was passed). https://www.facebook.com/bancadabicameral/
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
No
The caucus has a communication plan
No
Caucus contact details