It has been scheduled to conduct a Series of Policy Dialogues by the Women Parliamentarians’ Caucus in collaboration with the Strengthening Democratic Governance and Accountability Project (SDGAP) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its First Session will take place under the patronage of the Hon. (Mrs.) Chandrani Bandara, Minister of Women and Child Affairs and the Chairperson of the Women Parliamentarians‘ Caucus, on Thursday, 10 May 2018 from 9.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. in Committee Room No. 2 of Parliament.
Lessons learnt from 25% quota for women in Local Government Elections, recommendations in promoting the Provincial Councils (Amend) Act No. 17 of 2017 and Violence Against Women Politicians (VAWP) experienced from the recent Local Government Election will be deliberated in this dialogue.