Micronesia (Federated States of)

Congress

Political system
Presidential system
Structure of parliament
Unicameral
IPU membership
Yes

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
1986
Notes
No information available
Year of first woman in parliament
2021
Year of first woman speaker
Not applicable

Notes: No woman has occupied the function of Speaker in the country.

Women’s right to vote

Women’s right to vote
1979
National or local
National
Restricted or universal suffrage
Universal

Notes: Prior to independence, under United States administration, women were granted the right to vote on 3 November1979. This right was confirmed at independence.

Women’s right to stand for election

Women's right to stand for election
1979
National or local
National
Restricted or universal
No information available

Notes: Prior to independence, under United States administration, women were granted the right to vote and stand for election on 3 November1979. These rights were confirmed at independence.

Historical data for IPU membership

Historical data for IPU membership
Year IPU membership
2020-09
List of values for 2020-09
No
2019-04
List of values for 2019-04
No
2018-06
List of values for 2018-06
No