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United Arab Emirates

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Federal National Council

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Amal Abdulla Al Qubaisi (Female)
Year of birth
1969
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Secretary general

Secretary General
Ahmed Shabib Al Dhaheri (Male)

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Women
Not available
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Age

Average age of all members
Not available
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Noura ALKaabi (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
83
Oldest member
Sultan ALDhaheri (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
24
Total per sex
Total of male
31
Total of female
9
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
1
31-40
7
41-45
8
46-50
10
51-60
14
61-70
0
71-80
0
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 1 7 8 10 14 0 0 0 0
Total <= 45: 16 Total >= 46: 24
Male 0 1 3 6 10 11 0 0 0 0 31
Female 0 0 4 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 9
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger2.5%2.5%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger20%10%10%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger40%25%15%

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".
478
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1971
Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
2005
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
First ever legislative elections held, for half the seats in the Federal National Council, voted by an electoral college which included women.
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
2005
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
First ever legislative elections held, for half the seats in the Federal National Council, voted by an electoral college which included women.
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
2006