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Haiti

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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
Gary Bodeau (Male)
Year of birth
1977
Additional information
Elected on 10 Jan. 2018, re-elected on 16 Jan. 2019.
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Secretary general

Secretary general
Guy Gérard Georges (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 4 Sep. 2017.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
3
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Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
2.54% 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
Almétis Junior Saint Fleur (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
63
Oldest member
Ulrick Filocsaint (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
48
Total per sex
Total of male
84
Total of female
5
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
0
31-40
20
41-45
21
46-50
28
51-60
18
61-70
2
71-80
0
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 0 20 21 28 18 2 0 0 0
Total <= 45: 41 Total >= 46: 48
Male 0 0 18 19 28 17 2 0 0 0 84
Female 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger0%0%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger22.47%20.22%2.25%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger46.07%41.57%4.49%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
The quota for institutions was increased to 30%.
Elections > Election results

Candidates

Total number of candidates Total number of people who registered as candidates for election. Does not include people who stood as candidates to become "substitute members".
1,621
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
129
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
7.96%
Number of candidates, by sex
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
129
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
7.96%

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
115
Number of women elected
3
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
2.52%
Note on the Distribution of seats according to sex
No women were elected in the 2015 elections. 92 of the 119 members were sworn in in January 2016. &#13; Delayed elections to the remaining seats were held in parallel with the regular renewal of the Senate in 2016. &#13; As at 22 March 2017, there were three women out of 118 members. There are no women candidates for the remaining seat. The final number of women will thus remain at three.
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
3

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
115
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
3
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Cholzer Chancy (Male)
Political party
Ayiti an aksyon (AAA)
Date of election
11.01.2016
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
1950
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
The Constitution of 1985 extended the right to vote to all citizens and established equality between the sexes.
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1957
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
Notes Stand for Election: Additional Notes on right to stand for election
Right to stand for election granted after the 6 December 1950 elections and confirmed in article 16 of the 1957 Constitution.
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1961

Women Heads of State or Government

Woman Heads of State or Government
Not available
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