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Assembly of People's Representatives

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
1956
Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1957
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
Local
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
First time women participated in municipal elections
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1959
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
In May 1957, for the first time women took part in municipal elections by decree.
Women’s right to stand for election
Women's right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1959
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
In May 1957, for the first time women took part in municipal elections by decree.
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1959