In Rwanda, women make up 58% of the parliament

August 6, 2015

 

 

SOURCE: INSTITUTE FOR DEMOCRACY AND ELECTORAL REFORM, Stockholm,
http://www.idea.int

Rwanda: Lower House has 80 seats; 51 seats are women: 64% (2013); Upper House, Senate has 26 seats; 10 held by women: 38%
Total seats, 106, out of which 61 are women. Thus, data from 2011 and 2013 elections for both Houses of parliament shows that women representation average is 58%.

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