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Azerbaijan

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National Assembly

Historical data on women

Data on women’s right to vote and to stand for election, the date at which the first woman entered parliament, and female Heads of State or Government

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1991
Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1918
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
In 1918, when Azerbaijan was first independent, women were granted the right to vote. Under Soviet administration women equally had the right to vote and this right was again confirmed at independence in 1991.
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1918
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Stand for Election : Restricted or Universal
Universal
Notes Stand for Election: Additional Notes on right to stand for election
In 1918, when Azerbaijan was first independent, women were granted the right to vote and stand for election. Under Soviet administration women also had these rights; they were again confirmed at independence in 1991.
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1990