PARLINE database: parliamentary bodies dealing with the status of women
This module of the PARLINE database stores information about those bodies of national parliaments (commissions, committees, sub-commissions, etc.) which work specifically in the field of status of women and gender equality. Information about parliamentary bodies specializing in other fields of activity can be accessed through a general-purpose specialized parliamentary bodies section of PARLINE.
Similar to the Advance Search interface of PARLINE, it is possible to combine search criteria and the various display options. Explanations and examples of common queries can be found in the Search Tips section.
Important note for our correspondents in national parliaments
Should information concerning parliamentary bodies dealing with the status of women and gender equality in your parliament be incorrect or missing altogether from PARLINE database, please notify the IPU Secretariat at
without delay. You may wish to use to this end an electronic copy of the questionnaire, which can be downloaded from this page in MS Word and PDF formats:
Q U E S T I O N N A I R E
Parliamentary bodies dealing with the status of women and gender equality