Iraq

Council of Representatives of Iraq

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Mohammad El-Halbosi (Male)
Year of birth
1981
Additional information
From 15 Sep. 2018 to 10 Oct. 2021, re-elected on 9 Jan. 2022.
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Secretary general

Secretary General
Serwan Abdullah Esmail (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 26 June 2019.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
231
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Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
98
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Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
29.79% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Amina Saeed Sido (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
74
Oldest member
Hasan Noori Al-alawi (Male)

Reserved seats and quotas

Number of reserved seats, by group
Women
82
Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
A quota of at least 25% of the total number of the Council's 328 seats.
Elections > Election results

Results

Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
0
Women Indirectly Elected
0
Women Appointed
0
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1932
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1980

Specialized body - Women's caucus

Women Parliamentary Caucus
(January 2010)
Formal or informal
Formal