Niger

National Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Ousseini Tinni (Male)
Year of birth
1954

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
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
29
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
16.96% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
Click for historical data
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)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
46 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
120 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
137 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
29 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
1 See historical data for this field.
21-30
1 See historical data for this field.
31-40
9 See historical data for this field.
41-45
35 See historical data for this field.
46-50
49 See historical data for this field.
51-60
52 See historical data for this field.
61-70
18 See historical data for this field.
71-80
1
81-90
0
91 and over
0
Number of members, by age
Breakdown of members by age and gender
18 - 20 21 - 30 31 - 40 41 - 45 46 - 50 51 - 60 61 - 70 71 - 80 81 - 90 91 and over Totals per gender
Totals per age interval 1 1 9 35 49 52 18 1 0 0
Total <= 45: 46 Total >= 46: 120
Male 1 1 7 30 41 43 13 1 0 0 137
Female 0 0 2 5 8 9 5 0 0 0 29
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger1.2%1.2%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger6.63%5.42%1.2%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger27.71%23.49%4.22%

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

Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
0
Women Indirectly Elected
0
Women Appointed
0
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