Somalia

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Abdi Hashi Abdilahi (Male)
Year of birth
1946

Secretary general

Secretary General
Ali Mohamed Jama (Male)

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
13
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
24.07% See historical data for this field.
Elections > Election results

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
41
Number of women elected
13
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.
24.07%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Indirectly Elected
13

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.
41
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.
13
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1960
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1979