First ever Bhutan Women Parliamentary Caucus launched

The political and legislative representation of women in Bhutan marked yet another milestone with the launch of the Bhutan Women Parliamentary Caucus which is a multi-stakeholder, multi-party, non-partisan and inclusive platform to unite and strengthen the voice and visibility of women advocates for gender equality in all spheres of development policies and laws. This is the first ever joint initiative for gender equality by BNEW and NCWC.

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