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Cambodia

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Senate

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theNational Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Say Chhum (Male)

Secretary general

Secretary general
Oum Sarith (Male)

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
11
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
17.74% 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
YOU SEANG HENG (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
90
Oldest member
OUM MANORINE (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
57
Total per sex
Total of male
49
Total of female
10
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
0
31-40
0
41-45
2
46-50
1
51-60
15
61-70
24
71-80
14
81-90
3
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 0 0 2 1 15 24 14 3 0
Total <= 45: 2 Total >= 46: 57
Male 0 0 0 2 1 10 22 11 3 0 49
Female 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 3 0 0 10
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger0%0%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger0%0%0%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger3.39%3.39%0%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Elections > Election results

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
50
Number of women elected
8
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.
13.79%
Note on the Distribution of seats according to sex
As at 23 April 2018, there were 11 women out of the 62 members - Eight women were indirectly elected; - Two women were appointed by the King; - One woman was elected by the National Assembly.
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Indirectly Elected
9
Women Appointed
2

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.
51
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.
11
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.
Say Chhum (Male)
Date of election
23.04.2018
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1953
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1958
Parliamentary bodies > Caucuses

Women

Caucus name
Women Senators’ Group
Date of creation
05.2018
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes
Issues dealt with by the caucus
Issues dealt with depends on necessity and is at the discretion of female Senators
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
Yes
Caucus contact details
Address
Preah Norodom Blvd
Chamkarmon State building
Phnom Penh
Cambodia
Phone number
+855-12852211