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Latest items for LBHO-DATA-1

Feb. 8, 2019, 4:42 p.m.
Countries: Mali
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1, GP-DATA-1, GP-DATA-6

"There were 14 women in the 147-member National Assembly and five women in the 31-seat cabinet led by Prime Minister Modibo Keita. There were 927 women municipal council members out of 10,774 total municipal council members. There were five women on the 33-member Supreme Court and two women on the nine-member Constitutional Court" (page 17).
Feb. 7, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-2, LBHO-PRACTICE-3, LBHO-DATA-1, GP-DATA-1

"There were significant cultural barriers to women’s participation in politics. Prior to 2004, no woman held a cabinet position, and there have been only four female ministers since then. During the year one woman served in the cabinet. Only four of 128 members of parliament were women, and all were close relatives of previous male members. With a few notable exceptions, leadership of political parties effectively excluded women, limiting their opportunities for high office" (Pg 25).
Feb. 6, 2019, 7:33 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1, GP-DATA-2, GP-DATA-6

"There were 30 women in the 120-seat National Assembly and eight women in the 33-seat Senate. The speaker of the National Assembly was a woman. There were eight women in the 34-member cabinet (including deputy ministers), and three of 10 High Court judges were women. The chief justice was a woman. The governor of the Central Bank of Lesotho and the chief executive of the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority were women. In August the LDF promoted two women to the rank of colonel, the first women to hold such positions" (Pg 14).
Feb. 6, 2019, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1, GP-DATA-1, GP-DATA-6

"In addition to a woman president, there were three women in the 20-member national cabinet. There were three women in the 30-seat Senate and eight in the 73-seat House of Representatives. Two female associate justices sat on the five-member Supreme Court. Women constituted 33 percent of local government officials and 13 percent of senior and deputy ministers" (Pg 12).
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"17.1% of seats in the lower/single house of Mongolia (13 out of 76 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"10.2% of seats in the lower/single house of Burma/Myanmar (44 out of 433 total seats) are held by women. 10.4% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Burma/Myanmar (23 out of 221 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"37.0% of seats in the lower/single house of Germany (233 out of 630 total seats) are held by women. 39.1% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Germany (27 out of 69 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Algeria
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"31.6% of seats in the lower/single house of Algeria (146 out of 462 total seats) are held by women. 7.0% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Algeria (10 out of 143 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Guinea-Bissau
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"13.7% of seats in the lower/single house of Guinea-Bissau (14 out of 102 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"16.7% of seats in the lower/single house of Malawi (32 out of 192 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Austria
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"30.6% of seats in the lower/single house of Austria (56 out of 183 total seats) are held by women. 31.1% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Austria (19 out of 61 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"31.0% of seats in the lower/single house of Italy (195 out of 630 total seats) are held by women. 28.4% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Italy (91 out of 320 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Czech Republic
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"20.0% of seats in the lower/single house of the Czech Republic (40 out of 200 total seats) are held by women. 18.8% of seats in the upper house/Senate of the Czech Republic (15 out of 80 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"23.7% of seats in the lower/single house of China (699 out of 2949 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"19.2% of seats in the lower/single house of Bulgaria (46 out of 240 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Ireland
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"22.2% of seats in the lower/single house of Ireland (35 out of 158 total seats) are held by women. 30.0% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Ireland (18 out of 60 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Canada
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"26.3% of seats in the lower/single house of Canada (88 out of 335 total seats) are held by women. 43.0% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Canada (43 out of 100 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Costa Rica
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"35.1% of seats in the lower/single house of Costa Rica (20 out of 57 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"27.7% of seats in the lower/single house of Peru (36 out of 130 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"3.1% of seats in the lower/single house of Kuwait (2 out of 65 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Mauritius
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"11.6% of seats in the lower/single house of Mauritius (8 out of 69 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Cameroon
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"31.1% of seats in the lower/single house of Cameroon (56 out of 180 total seats) are held by women. 20.0% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Cameroon (20 out of 100 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"24.0% of seats in the lower/single house of Equatorial Guinea (24 out of 100 total seats) are held by women. 15.7% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Equatorial Guinea (11 out of 70 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"12.4% of seats in the lower/single house of Sierra Leone (15 out of 121 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Brunei
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"9.1% of seats in the lower/single house of Brunei (3 out of 33 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Georgia
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"16.0% of seats in the lower/single house of Georgia (24 out of 150 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"38.0% of seats in the lower/single house of Belgium (57 out of 150 total seats) are held by women. 34.7% of seats in the upper house/Senate of the Netherlands (26 out of 75 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Belgium
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"38.0% of seats in the lower/single house of Belgium (57 out of 150 total seats) are held by women. 50.0% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Belgium (30 out of 60 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"10.7% of seats in the lower/single house of Brazil (55 out of 513 total seats) are held by women. 14.8% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Brazil (12 out of 81 total seats) are held by women"
Feb. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: LBHO-DATA-1

"30.5% of seats in the lower/single house of Sudan (130 out of 426 total seats) are held by women. 35.2% of seats in the upper house/Senate of Sudan (19 out of 54 total seats) are held by women"