Egypt

House of RepresentativesSenate

House of Representatives

Data on women

empty

Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Hanafy Ali El Gibaly (Male)
Year of birth
1949
Additional information
Elected on 12 Jan. 2021.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Ahmed Manna (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 17 Jan. 2021.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
429
See historical data for this field.
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
162
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
27.41% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
Click for historical data
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
Hassan Hassanein (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
79
Oldest member
Dr. Bahaa Ahu Shaka (Male)

Reserved seats and quotas

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

Results

Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
7
Women Indirectly Elected
3
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1956
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Restricted
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
Until 1979, men were automatically put on the electoral list, while women were only included on demand
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1979
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
1956
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
1957