Indicator: 5.1 Inclusive law-making, oversight and budgeting

In its law-making, oversight and budgeting functions, parliament should reflect the diverse interests of the people it serves. Inclusive parliamentary practices strengthen democracy, promote integration and prevent conflicts.

Parliament Parliament A national body of elected (or sometimes appointed) representatives that makes laws, debates issues and holds the government to account. can ensure its working practices are inclusive through a range of mechanisms, including protecting and promoting human rights in the law-making process and in society, considering the effects of parliamentary work on men and women, and bringing the perspectives of young people into parliament. 

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