Ecuador

National Assembly

Specialized body - Women's caucus

Parliamentary Group for the Rights of Women (GPDM)
(June 2017)

About

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

Activities

Issues dealt with by the caucus
• Promote, assist, socialize, deepen, mainstream and incorporate human rights from a gender perspective into norms to guarantee compliance with the rights and principles of formal equality and non-discrimination of women, as enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of Ecuador.
• Review laws that are being processed and ensure they have a gender perspective and are non-discriminatory. .
• Ensure compliance with the Comprehensive Organic Law for the Prevention and Eradication of Gender-Based Violence and Violence Against Women.
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
Yes

Contact information for the Committee