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Caucuses

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

Women

Caucus name
Irish Women’s Parliamentary Caucus
Date of creation
07.2017
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
Yes
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
Notes
Every current and previous woman member of Dáil Éireann and Seanad Éireann will be a member of the Women’s Caucus unless she opts out. Caucus website: https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/members/womens-caucus/
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes
Issues dealt with by the caucus
The mission of the Women’s Caucus is to work purposefully, promoting and supporting women’s participation in politics, nationally and locally; to develop and advocate for legislation, policy and other initiatives that address issues affecting women and society. To advance the agreed agenda of the Caucus within political parties and other spheres of influence
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
No
The caucus has a communication plan
No
Caucus contact details
Address
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2, D01 XR20
Ireland
Phone number
+353-016183507