Somalia

Upper HouseHouse of the People

House of the People

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Mohamed Mursal Sheikh Abdirahman (Male)
Year of birth
1957
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Secretary general

Secretary General
Abdikarim Haji Abdi Buh (Male)

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Women
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Age

Average age of all members
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Ahmed Omar Islow Mohamed (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
79
Oldest member
Yusuf Dirir Abdi-Isse (Male)

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
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

Specialized body - Women's caucus

Somali Women Parliamentarians Association
(May 2009)
Formal or informal
Informal