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Central African Republic

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National Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Laurent Ngon Baba (Male)
Year of birth
1957
Additional information
Elected on 29 Oct. 2018.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Noël Kamnadji (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 14 Feb. 2019.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
12
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
8.57% See historical data for this field.
Elections > Election results

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.
129
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.
Karim Meckassoua (Male)
Date of election
06.05.2016
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1960
Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1986
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
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
1986
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
1987