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Latest items for LBHO-DATA-1

June 17, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
Countries: Mauritania
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"Following the 2013 legislative elections, 31 women held seats in the 147-member National Assembly" (p. 14).
June 17, 2019, 12:20 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1, GP-DATA-1

"During the Majlis al-Shura elections in October, voters elected one woman as a representative. Twenty women ran among an estimated 590 candidates for 85 representative spots. The sultan appointed 13 women to the 84-member State Council and three women, the ministers of craft industry, education and of higher education, to the 29-member Council of Ministers. Government policy does not recognize minority groups, who participate in political life and have roles in government. There were no self-identified minority communities" (Pg 12).
June 14, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"In the National Assembly inaugurated on June 9, men encumbered more than 94 percent of seats. Twenty of the 360 members of the House of Representatives and eight of the 109 senators were women. Six of the 36 cabinet members who took office in mid-November were women" (Pg 28). "In the House of Representatives, the percentage of female representatives fell from 5 percent to 4 percent. There were 1,772 House of Representatives candidates, 270 of whom were female (15 percent). The political parties with the highest number of candidates were the APC--358; PDP--360; APGA--88; and LP--187. Of these, there were 27 APC female candidates (7.5 percent), 19 PDP (5.3 percent),...more
June 13, 2019, 8:03 a.m.
Countries: Zambia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"Less than 20 percent of the members of parliament were women" (p. 15).
June 12, 2019, 1:03 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"There were eight female ministers in the 36-member cabinet (22 percent). Women held 16 of 113 National Assembly seats (14 percent)" (Pg 13).
June 11, 2019, 12:13 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"Among the 2,987 appointed delegates to the 12th NPC in 2013, 699 (23 percent) were women" (48).
June 10, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"It can be highlighted, for example, the increase of women’s representation in minister’s positions from 15.3% in 2004 to about 29% in 2014; and between the Deputies of the Assembly of the Republic, from 28% in 2004, to 40% in 2014" (9). The Assemblu of the Republic is the legislative body of Mozambique (CCS-CODER COMMENT). ". Still among members of the Government, there are significant progresses regarding women’s participation among members of the Permanent Commission of the Assembly of the Republic (40%), Members of Parliament (40%). In 2014, the presidency of the Parliament was exercised by a woman" (15). "The regulation of the Law on Local State Bodies (LOLE) calls...more
June 10, 2019, 8:03 a.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"Women held 24 of the 65 seats in the National Parliament" (p. 10).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"43.6% of the seats in the parliament of Sweden are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"29.4% of seats in the parliament of the United Kingdom are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"12.1% of seats in the parliament of Ukraine are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Belarus
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"27.3% of seats in the parliament of Belarus are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"16% of seats in the parliament of Uzbekistan are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"63.8% of the seats in the parliament of Rwanda are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Georgia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"11.3% of seats in the parliament of Georgia are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Estonia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"23.8% of seats in the parliament of Estonia are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"19.4% of seats in the parliament of the United States are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"16.9% of seats in the parliament of Azerbaijan are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"19% of seats in the parliament of Tajikistan are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"13.6% in the parliament of Russia are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Moldova
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"23.8% of seats in the parliament of Moldova are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"26.2% of seats in the parliament of Kazakhstan are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"36.5% of seats in the parliament of Germany are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"10.7% of seats in the parliament of Armenia are held by women" (para 4).
June 10, 2019, 3:56 a.m.
Countries: Turkmenistan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"25.8% of seats in the parliament of Turkmenistan are held by women" (para 4).
June 8, 2019, 1:59 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"During the year’s elections for the governorate councils, four women won in free competition and 32 women won through the quota system, and the government appointed 17 additional women as required by law. At the municipal council level, women won 28 seats in free competition and 57 by quota. At the local council (neighborhood) level, women won 231 seats in free competition and 324 through the quota system. In 51 local council races, women were the top vote getters, meaning they would also be members of their area’s municipal council. No women won mayorships" (26). "In the 2016 parliamentary elections, voters elected 20 women to the lower house, five of...more
June 7, 2019, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"Cabo Verde had 3 elections in 2016, Legislative, Municipal and Presidential. In the Legislative elections 17 women were elected, 2 more than in 2011 and the rate of women’s representation in Parliament increased (20.8 per cent to 23.6 per cent). In the Municipal elections women’s representation went from 22 per cent in 2012, to 26.3 per cent in 2016: the proportion of women delegates in the Municipal Assemblies is now 29.4 per cent, of Council women in Town Halls 21 per cent (with 2 Town Halls having achieved the parity interval of 40 per cent–60 per cent, Praia — 44.4 per cent, and Brava — 60 per cent), and Chairwomen...more
June 7, 2019, 8 a.m.
Countries: Mauritius
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"Following the 2014 legislative elections, women constituted only 11 percent of elected members" (p. 9).
June 4, 2019, 4:55 p.m.
Countries: Austria
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"Women account for 31 per cent of National Council members following the 2015 elections. This is a 3 per cent increase compared to the period after the elections in January 2011" (10). "Representation of women in provincial governments currently stands at 33 per cent with different developments in the individual provinces over the last few years. Compared to governments, the representation of women in provincial parliaments has increased more significantly since 2011 and currently stands at 33.2 per cent" (10).
June 3, 2019, 11:41 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"Only 18 percent of parliamentarians were women (16 of 91)" (p. 9).