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

Caucus name
Caucus des femmes parlementaires de Côte d'Ivoire (Fempaci)
Date of creation
11.2013
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
Yes
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes
Issues dealt with by the caucus
The Caucus of Women Parliamentarians of Côte d'Ivoire aims to enable the Ivorian women parliamentarians to act together and in solidarity in favour of women's rights, gender equality and gender mainstreaming in parliamentary work.

The objectives of the Caucus of Women Parliamentarians of Côte d'Ivoire are as follows:

- To strengthen solidarity among women MPs;
- Contribute to reconciliation and the strengthening of national unity;
- Contribute to the initiation of laws favourable to gender equality and the revision of discriminatory laws;
- Contribute to the promotion of gender equality policies;
- Promote the participation of women in all decision-making bodies;
- Strengthen the partnership between women and men parliamentarians;
- Ensure gender mainstreaming in the work and structures of the National Assembly;
- Strengthen gender mainstreaming within political parties;
- Raise public awareness on the promotion of women and their rights;
- Promote and strengthen partnerships with other national and international institutions, organizations and networks.
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
Caucus contact details
Address
Assemblée nationale, 01 B.P. 1381,
Abidjan
Côte d'Ivoire
Phone number
+225-20208200