Lithuania

Parliament

Specialized body - Women's caucus

Provisional Group of Women
(January 2016)

About

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.
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes

Activities

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

Contact information for the Committee

Address
Aušrinė Armonaitė, Head
Gediminas ave. 53, 01109
LT-01109 Vilnius
Lithuania
Phone
+370-52396913
+370-52396060
Fax number
+370-52396289