Niger

National Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Seyni Oumarou (Male)
Additional information
Elected on 23 March 2021.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Boubakar Tiémogo (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 12 April 2015.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
123
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
43
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
25.9% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
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See historical data for this field. Compare data of this field.
Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Kaila Rabi Maman (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
72
Oldest member
Illa Kane (Male)

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Law 2000-008 of 7 June 2000, establishing the quota system.
Elections > Election results

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
123
Number of women elected
43
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.
25.9%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
43

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.
123
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.
43
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.
Seyni Oumarou (Male)
Political party
National Movement for the Development of Society (MNSD) - Nassara
Date of election
23.03.2021
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1960
Women’s right to vote
Women’s 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, women were granted the right to vote in 1948. This right was confirmed at independence.
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
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, women were granted the right to vote and stand for election in 1948. These rights were confirmed at independence.
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1989

Specialized body - Women's caucus

Niger Network of Parliamentarians on Gender Issues (RNPG)
(January 2011)
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
No

Activities

Issues dealt with by the caucus

- Law establishing quotas. Law on violence against women
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
No
The caucus has a communication plan
No