Fiji

Parliament

Caucuses

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

Women

Caucus name
Commonwealth Women’s Parliamentary (CWP) Fiji Group
Date of creation
05.2019
Formal or informal
Informal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
Notes
The CWP is considered an informal group as opposed to a women’s caucus.
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes
Issues dealt with by the caucus
• Gender-sensitising training for all Members of the Fijian Parliament • Raising awareness on breast cancer and calling on all Fijian women and girls to get screened early for breast and cervical cancer. • Working with women Parliamentarians from the Pacific region on gender equality and women’s political participation. This includes mentoring and encouraging other women and young women to stand for elections and participate actively in politics.
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
Yes
Caucus contact details
Address
Secretary-General to Parliament
P.O. Box 2352, Government Buildings
Suva
Fiji
Phone number
+679-8925205
+679-8925204