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Mali

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National Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Issaka Sidibé (Male)
Year of birth
1946

Secretary general

Secretary general
Modibo Sidibé (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 28 Jan. 2016.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
13
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
8.84% See historical data for this field.

Age

Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
32
Youngest member
TOURE Safiatou TRAORE (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
68
Oldest member
Hamady CAMARA Nock Ag ATTIA (Male)

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Yes
Notes
Quotas volontaires des partis politiques.
Elections > Election results

Candidates

Total number of candidates Total number of people who registered as candidates for election. Does not include people who stood as candidates to become "substitute members".
1,141
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
156
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
13.67%
Number of candidates, by sex
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
156
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
13.67%

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
133
Number of women elected
14
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
9.52%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
14

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
133
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
14
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Issaka Sidibé (Male)
Political party
Rally for Mali (RPM)
Date of election
22.01.2014
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1960
Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1960
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
Prior to independence, under French administration, suffrage had been granted by the 1956 framework law (Loi-cadre Deferre). This right was confirmed at independence.
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1960
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
Notes Stand for Election: Additional Notes on right to stand for election
Prior to independence, under French administration, suffrage had been granted by the 1956 framework law (Loi-cadre Deferre). This right was confirmed at independence.
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1964
Parliamentary bodies > Caucuses

Women

Caucus name
Réseau des femmes parlementaires du Mali
Date of creation
01.2007
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
No
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
Yes