Côte d'Ivoire

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National Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Amadou Soumahoro (Male)
Year of birth
1953
Additional information
Elected on 7 March 2019.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Alain Acakpo Addra (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 11 July 2019.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
226
See historical data for this field.
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
29
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
11.37% See historical data for this field.

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
Issouf DOUMBIA (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
77
Oldest member
Mamadou DIAWARA (Male)

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
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
1960
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
Prior to independence, under French administration, women were granted universal suffrage in 1952. This right was confirmed by the Framework law (Loi-cadre Deferre) of 23 June 1956 and confirmed again at independence.
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
1952
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
1965
Parliamentary bodies > Caucuses

Women

Caucus name
Caucus of women parliamentarians of Côte d'Ivoire (FEMPACI)
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
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
No