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Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

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Chamber of Senators

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Caucuses

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

Women

Caucus name
Union of Women Parliamentarians of Bolivia (UMPABOL)
Date of creation
01.1998
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
No
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
No
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
No
The caucus has a communication plan
No