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Argentina

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Chamber of Deputies

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theSenate

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Emilio Monzó (Male)
Year of birth
1965
Additional information
Re-elected on 30 Nov. 2016, 6 Dec. 2017, 5 Dec. 2018.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary general
Eugenio Inchausti (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
10 Dec. 2015 -

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
157
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Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
100
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Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
38.91% See historical data for this field.

Age

Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
MARIA EMILIA SORIA (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
77
Oldest member
MIRTA AMELIANA PASTORIZA (Female)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
200
Total per sex
Total of male
163
Total of female
94
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
6
31-40
26
41-45
25
46-50
41
51-60
89
61-70
61
71-80
9
81-90
0
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 6 26 25 41 89 61 9 0 0
Total <= 45: 57 Total >= 46: 200
Male 0 1 15 14 29 55 44 5 0 0 163
Female 0 5 11 11 12 34 17 4 0 0 94
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger2.33%0.39%1.95%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger12.45%6.23%6.23%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger22.18%11.67%10.51%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Legislated candidate quotas. For all national elections party electoral lists are required to have a minimum of 30% women candidates with real chances of being elected.
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1947
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
In some provinces, women were given the right to vote and stand for election at an earlier date
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1947
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
1951
Notes

Women Heads of State or Government

Woman Heads of State or Government
Not available
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