New Parline: the IPU’s Open Data Platform (beta)
Your one-stop-shop for information about national parliaments

Somalia

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House of the People

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theUpper House

Historical data on women

Data on women’s right to vote and to stand for election, the date at which the first woman entered parliament, and female Heads of State or Government

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