Advisory Council for Women
Formerly named the Council of the General Directorate for the Advancement of Women, this body was later promoted to the State Secretariat and currently has rank in the Ministry, in which there are different state sectors with representatives of NGOs and civil society mobilized for the defense of rights and guarantees for Women. It is intended to work in conjunction with the Sectorial Council to advise the Ministry on the development of specific policies and programs that are oriented on gender issues.
Formalization: is the innovation embedded in the constitution or legislation, in an administrative act, or not formalized at all?
Frequency: how often does the innovation take place: only once, sporadically, or is it permanent or regular?
Mode of Selection of Participants: is the innovation open to all participants, access is restricted to some kind of condition, or both methods apply?
Type of participants: those who participate are individual citizens, civil society organizations, private stakeholders or a combination of those?
Decisiveness: does the innovation takes binding, non-binding or no decision at all?
Co-governance: is there involvement of the government in the process or not?
- embedded in the constitution/legislation
- Mode of selection of participants
- Type of participants
- civil society
- democratic innovation yields a non-binding decision