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Lao People's Democratic Republic

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National Assembly

Caucuses

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

Women

Caucus name
Lao Women Parliamentarians Caucus
Date of creation
01.2003
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
No
Notes
There are only women in the caucus, but many men parliamentarians support the women caucus' plan of action.
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
No
Issues dealt with by the caucus
- The Caucus contributes to the law drafting process to improve the Lao legislation in regard of gender-based violence.
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
No