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Structure of Parliament: Bicameral

Are there legislated quotas...

  • Yes for the Single/Lower House?
  • Yes for the Upper House?
  • Yes at the Sub-national level?

Are there voluntary quotas...

  • No adopted by political parties?

Is there additional information?

Yes

Rwanda

(Republic of Rwanda)

Single/Lower house

Chambre des Députés / Chamber of Deputies

Total seats:80
Total women:51
% women: 64%
Election year:2013
Electoral system:List PR
Quota type: Legislated Candidate Quotas
Election details: IDEA Voter Turnout
IPU Parline
Legal sourceDetails
Quota type:
Legislated Candidate Quotas
Constitution
Electoral law
Legal sanctions for non-compliance: No No data available
Rank order/placement rules: No No data available

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Last updated 2014-04-07

Upper house

Sénat / Senate

Total seats: 26
Total women:10
% women: 38%
Election year:2011
Electoral system:Indirectly elected and appointed.
Quota type: Reserved seats
Election details: IPU Parline
Legal sourceDetails
Quota type:
Reserved seats
Constitution
Legal sanctions for non-compliance: N/A No data available
Rank order/placement rules: N/A No data available

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Last updated 2014-04-07

Quota at the Sub-National Level

Quota type:Legislated Candidate Quotas
Legal sourceDetails
Quota type:
Legislated Candidate Quotas
Electoral law
Legal sanctions for non-compliance: No No data available
Rank order/placement rules: No No data available

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Last updated 2014-03-28

Additional information

There is no other information available at this time.
Last updated 2014-03-28

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