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Cote d'Ivoire (Republic of Cote d'Ivoire)

Cote d'Ivoire (Republic of Cote d'Ivoire) has a Unicameral parliament with the use of voluntary party quotas. 28 of 255 (11%) seats in the Assemblée nationale / National Assembly 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: Apr 16, 2019

Single/Lower House

Assemblée nationale / National Assembly

Total seats 255
Total Women 28
% Women 11%
Election Year 2016
Electoral System FPTP PBV
Quota Type No legislated
Election details IDEA Voter Turnout - IPU Parline

Voluntary Political Party Quotas*

Party Official name Details, Quota provisions
Ivorian Popular Front Front Populaire Ivoirien [FPI] Since 2001 the Ivorian Public Front has a 30 percent quota for women at all levels of its structures, including electoral candidate lists. The quota has not always been put into practice. (FPI statutes, article 14, June 2009.)

* 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.

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