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Sudan

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National Assembly

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theCouncil of States

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Ibrahim Ahmed Omer (Male)

Secretary general

Secretary general
Abdelgadir Abdallah (Male)

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
348
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
133
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
27.65% 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
Ahmed ali Husien (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
80
Oldest member
Al-Sharif El-Tuhami (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
238
Total per sex
Total of male
194
Total of female
100
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
6
31-40
22
41-45
28
46-50
57
51-60
123
61-70
54
71-80
4
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 6 22 28 57 123 54 4 0 0
Total <= 45: 56 Total >= 46: 238
Male 0 4 14 16 29 82 45 4 0 0 194
Female 0 2 8 12 28 41 9 0 0 0 100
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger2.04%1.36%0.68%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger9.52%6.12%3.4%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger19.05%11.56%7.48%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
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".
1,072

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
296
Number of women elected
130
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.
30.52%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
130

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.
296
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.
130
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.
Ibrahim Ahmed Omer (Male)
Political party
National Congress Party (NCP)
Date of election
01.06.2015
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1955
Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1964
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
1964
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
1964
Parliamentary bodies > Caucuses

Women

Caucus name
Sudanese Women's Parliamentarian Caucus
Date of creation
01.2007
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
No
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
No
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
No
The caucus has a communication plan
No