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Sao Tome and Principe

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National Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Delfim Neves (Male)
Year of birth
1965
Additional information
Elected on 22 Nov. 2018.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary general
Samora Ferreira (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 5 Feb. 2019.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
8
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
14.55% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
Not available
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
Isabel Mayza Jesus da Graça Domingos (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
69
Oldest member
Manuel da Graça José Narciso (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
37
Total per sex
Total of male
45
Total of female
10
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
0
31-40
9
41-45
9
46-50
13
51-60
21
61-70
3
71-80
0
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 0 0 9 9 13 21 3 0 0 0
Total <= 45: 18 Total >= 46: 37
Male 0 0 6 9 12 17 1 0 0 0 45
Female 0 0 3 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 10
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger0%0%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger16.36%10.91%5.45%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger32.73%27.27%5.45%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Au moins 30 % des candidats sur les listes doivent être des femmes.
Elections > Election results

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.
47
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.
8
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.
Delfim Neves (Male)
Political party
Democratic Convergence Party (PCD)
Date of election
22.11.2018
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1975
Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1975
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1975
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
1975

Women Heads of State or Government

Woman Heads of State or Government
Not available
See historical data for this field.