Central African Republic

National Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Simplice Mathieu Sarandji (Male)
Year of birth
1955
Additional information
Elected on 5 May 2021.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Ghislain Junior Mordjim (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 9 June 2021.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
122
See historical data for this field.
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
18
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
12.86% See historical data for this field.

Age

Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Algoni Ibrahim Alhissen (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
81
Oldest member
Auguste Boukanga (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
99
Total per sex
Total of male
123
Total of female
17
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
2
31-40
22
41-45
17
46-50
26
51-60
42
61-70
29
71-80
1
81-90
1
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 2 22 17 26 42 29 1 1 0
Total <= 45: 41 Total >= 46: 99
Male 0 2 20 14 22 38 25 1 1 0 123
Female 0 0 2 3 4 4 4 0 0 0 17
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger1.43%1.43%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger17.14%15.71%1.43%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger29.29%25.71%3.57%
Elections > Election results

Results

Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
0
Women Appointed
0
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

Specialized body - Women's caucus

Forum of Women Parliamentarians of the Central African Republic
(January 2017)
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
Yes
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
Notes
The forum includes 5 Executive Office members and a technical secretariat with two assistants
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes

Activities

Issues dealt with by the caucus
- Gender / political leadership
- Economic empowerment
- Combating gender based violence (GBV)
- Intergenerational partnership

2020 Workshop conducted by the caucus: https://ndjonisango.com/2020/03/16/rca-les-femmes-parlementaires-sengagent-pour-la-participation-pol...
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
No

Contact information for the Committee

Address
Hon. David Bernadette Gomina-Pampali, President of the Forum of Women Parliamentarians
Central African Republic
Phone
+236-75501225