Mongolia

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Gombojav Zandanshatar (Male)
Year of birth
1970
Additional information
Elected on 1 Feb. 2019, re-elected on 30 June 2020.
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Secretary general

Secretary General
Luvsandorj Ulziisaikhan (Female)

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
62
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
13
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Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
17.33% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Nyam-Osor Uchral (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
65
Oldest member
Chultem Ulaan (Male)

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Legislated candidate quotas. At least 20 % of candidates on lists presented by political parties for both types of contests (majority and proportional) shall be women
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1911
Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1924
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Detail of restrictions Suffrage: Restrictions detail
universal
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
Conf'd by parliament July 07
Women’s right to stand for election
Women's right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1924
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1951

Specialized body - Women's caucus

Women's Caucus
(January 2012)
Formal or informal
Informal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
No
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
No

Activities

Issues dealt with by the caucus

- Initiated the inclusion of budget funding for the construction of a maternal hospital and disposable clean delivery kits. Introduced and passed legislation to ban smoking and initiated legislation on citizen's health. Currently revising the law against family/domestic violence.
- Introduced amendment to the law on social insurance (children with disabilities).
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
No