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Parliament

Caucuses

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

Women

Caucus name
Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania Women’s Parliamentary Group 2016-2020
Date of creation
01.2016
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
Yes
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
Notes
The first group was set up 1 March 2005, but part of the members left the group after 1 year due to ideological reasons. The second group was re-established on 22 November 2012 and the third mandate of the caucus began in 2016. Link to list of members: http://www.lrs.lt/sip/portal.show?p_r=16182&p_k=2
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
No
Issues dealt with by the caucus
- Law on Protection against Domestic Violence; protesting against Law on Life in Prenatal Phase (known as the bill pertaining to abortion ban); Organized joined conference on Best Mentoring Practices for Legislative Leaders. A Letter of concern to President and Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania on signing of the Istanbul Convention
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
No
The caucus has a communication plan
No
Caucus contact details
Address
Gedimino ave. 53
LT-01109 Vilnius
Lithuania
Phone number
+370-52396913