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Ukraine

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Parliament

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Andriy Parubiy (Male)
Year of birth
1971
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary general
Petro Bodnar (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
19 July 2016 -

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
374
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
49
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
11.58% 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
Aliona KOSHELIEVA (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
84
Oldest member
Yuhym ZVIAHILSKYI (Male)

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".
6,436
Notes
Number of seats at stake:Elections were not held in 15 constituencies of Donetsk and Luhansk and 12 single-seat constituencies in Crimea and Sevastopol. Number of candidates: 3,114 for the proportional representation system and 3,322 candidates for the majority system.

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
371
Number of women elected
49
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.
11.58%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
49

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.
371
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.
49
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.
Volodymyr Groisman (Male)
Political party
Petro Poroshenko bloc
Date of election
27.11.2014
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1991
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1990

Women Heads of State or Government

Woman Heads of State or Government
Not available
See historical data for this field.
Parliamentary bodies > Caucuses

Women

Caucus name
Inter-Faction Association (IFA) "Equal Rights" in the Parliament of Ukraine
Date of creation
01.2013
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
No
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes
Issues dealt with by the caucus
- Yes - Health, science and education
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
Yes