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Guinea

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National Assembly

Historical data on women

Data on women’s right to vote and to stand for election, the date at which the first woman entered parliament, and female Heads of State or Government

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1958
Women’s right to vote
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
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