Andorra (Principality of Andorra) has a Unicameral parliament with the use of voluntary party quotas. 13 of 28 (46%) seats in the Consell general / General 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?
Are there voluntary quotas...
- Adopted by political parties? Yes
Is there additional information?...
Last updated: Feb 1, 2022
Voluntary Political Party Quotas*
|Party||Official name||Details, Quota provisions|
|Liberal Party of Andorra||Liberals d'Andorra [L'A]||The party shall ensure gender parity and the democratic functioning of its organs, through periodicity in the renewal and limitation of mandates (Article 1(f) of the Party Statutes)|
* 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.
Andorra has a high number of both women and young people in parliament, with seats held by women in parliament increasing to 46% this year from 32% in 2019 (IPU, 2021).
Women's right to vote took place in 1970, whilst the right to stand for election followed just 3 years after in 1973. Their first woman in parliament was elected in 1993, with recent goals being attained in 2019 as they celebrate their first women speaker (IPU, 2019)
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