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Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Zimbabwe



Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Zimbabwe

There are currently 32 (14.95%) women in the Zimbabwean House of Assembly out of 214. There are 24 (24.24%) women in the Senate out of 100 members.

The lack of quotas for women in local government has become burning issue, not only for aspiring female politicians, but also for all Zimbabwean women.

Read also Zimbabwe: Women in Politics Support Unit from the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance and The Gender Quota Project's data on Zimbabwe's female participation in the elections.

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For more information visit the Global Database of Quotas for Women and the Parline database on national parliaments