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Jordan

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House of Representatives

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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
1946
Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1974
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
At the local level, women were granted the right to vote in 1982. Women exercised their right to vote for the first time in 1989
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1982
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
Local
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1974
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
Notes Stand for Election: Additional Notes on right to stand for election
The right was exercised for the first time in 1989.
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1989