Bolivia (Plurinational State of)


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


Caucus name
Union of Women Parliamentarians of Bolivia / Unión de Mujeres Parlamentarias de Bolivia (UMPABOL) (1998-01)
Date of creation
Formal or informal
The caucus is open to male MPs
The caucus is cross-party
**The mandate of UMPABOL was not renewed in the 2015-2019 legislature, thus this body is no longer active, nor was it replaced by another**
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Issues dealt with by the caucus
- UMPABOL has driven the adoption of laws such as the Law on the right to a life free of violence for women (2013), the Law against political harassment and violence against women (2012). It also promoted the national framework for gender equality making requirements around access and political participation of women. - UMPABOL was the driving force behind the adoption of the Comprehensive law against trafficking in persons (2012) and the Law against racism and all forms of discrimination (2010).
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
The caucus has a communication plan
Caucus contact details