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Serbia

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National Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Maja Gojkovic (Female)
Year of birth
1963

Secretary general

Secretary general
Srdjan Smiljanic (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Elected on 14 March 2019.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
154
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
93
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
37.65% 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
Jovana Joksimovich (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
87
Oldest member
Zaharije Trnavcevic (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
138
Total per sex
Total of male
167
Total of female
83
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
12
31-40
66
41-45
34
46-50
32
51-60
70
61-70
29
71-80
5
81-90
2
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 12 66 34 32 70 29 5 2 0
Total <= 45: 112 Total >= 46: 138
Male 0 5 42 22 21 49 21 5 2 0 167
Female 0 7 24 12 11 21 8 0 0 0 83
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger4.8%2%2.8%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger31.2%18.8%12.4%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger44.8%27.6%17.2%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Legislated candidate quotas. For every three candidates on the electoral list (first group of three places, second group of three places and so on until the end of the list) there shall be at least one candidate of the under-represented sex on the list.
Elections > Election results

Candidates

Total number of candidates Total number of people who registered as candidates for election. Does not include people who stood as candidates to become "substitute members".
3,270
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
1,249
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
38.2%
Number of candidates, by sex
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
1249
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
38.2%

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
165
Number of women elected
85
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.
34%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
85

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.
165
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.
85
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.
Maja Gojkovic (Female)
Political party
Aleksandar Vucic - Serbia Wins
Date of election
06.06.2016
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
2006
Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1946
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
Constitution of Yugoslavia
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1946
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
Constitution of Yugoslavia
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
2007
Parliamentary bodies > Caucuses

Women

Caucus name
Women's Parliamentary Network
Date of creation
02.2013
Formal or informal
Informal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
Notes
The Network is represented by a Collegium of 12 coordinators, each one representing one parliamentary group. This Collegium is involved in all discussions and in making all decisions and informs other women Members of Parliament about them.
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes
Issues dealt with by the caucus
- Taking steps to implement the Council of Europe's (COE) Convention on Prevention and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence&#13; - Changes to the Law on Police regarding the prevention of domestic violence, the Labour Law, and Law on Social Policies&#13; - Amendments to the Criminal Law to introduce harsher penalties for child sexual abuse Amendments to laws to provide economic support to women entrepreneurs in Serbia&#13; - Inclusion of funds in the 2014 Budget for Prevention of uterine cancer&#13; - Amendments to the 2016 Law on Budget related to agriculture subvention&#13; - Support for parents of children with rare diseases&#13; - Strengthening women's participation in politics, especially in local government&#13; &#13; See presentation about the Women Parliamentary Network of Serbia at the Women in Parliaments Global Forum Conference in Washington on 10th October 2014:&#13; http://www.womeninparliaments.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Serbia-WPN-Wasington.pdf&#13; &#13;
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
No
The caucus has a communication plan
No
Caucus contact details
Address
Coordinator of the Women's Parliamentary Network in the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia
Trg Nikole Pasica 13 B
11000 Belgrade
Serbia