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Guinea

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National Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Claude Kory Kondiano (Male)
Year of birth
1942
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Secretary general

Secretary General
Mohamed Bérété (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 10 March 2014.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
88
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
26
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
22.81% 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
Habib Baldé (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
76
Oldest member
Sékou Savane (Male)

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
At least 30% of the candidates on the proportional representation lists must be women (Article 129 (2) of the Electoral Law). In addition, in case 2 candidates of different sex obtain an equal number of votes, the contested seat should be won by the candidate of an under-represented sex (Article 130).
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1958
Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1958
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, Guinea was a territories d'outre-mer. As such, universal suffrage was granted in 1956 by the framework law (Loi-cadre Deferre). 1958 corresponds to the date of 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
1958
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
1963