Gender Quotas Database

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Slovakia (Slovak Republic)

Slovakia (Slovak Republic) has a Unicameral parliament with the use of voluntary party quotas. 33 of 150 (22%) seats in the Narodna rada Slovenskej republiky / National Council are held by women.

At a glance

Structure of Parliament: Unicameral

Are there legislated quotas...

  • For the Single/Lower House? No
  • For the Sub-National Level? No

Are there voluntary quotas...

  • Adopted by political parties? Yes

Is there additional information?...

  • No

Last updated: Jan 23, 2023

Single/Lower House

Narodna rada Slovenskej republiky / National Council

Total seats 150
Total Women 33
% Women 22%
Election Year 2020
Electoral System List PR
Quota Type No legislated
Election details IDEA Voter Turnout - IPU Parline

Voluntary Political Party Quotas*

Party Official name Details, Quota provisions
Progressive Slovakia Progresívne Slovensko [PS] In April of 2022, the party’s presidency of Progressive Slovakia has decided that women will be guaranteed a 40% representation in vice-presidential positions and at the level of members of the presidency – just like men.

* Only political parties represented in parliament are included. When a country has legislated quotas in place, only political parties that have voluntary quotas that exceed the percentage/number of the national quota legislation are presented in this table.

Additional Information

Slovakia does not regulate, neither for the Lower Camera or the Sub-national level, the existence of gender quotas. Nonetheless, since 2006.





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