Somalia: electoral agency pushes for more women in parliament

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Somalia: electoral agency pushes for more women in parliament

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The UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, foreground right, meets women leaders in Mogadishu (file photo/allAfrica)

Somalia's federal electoral agency is urging all regional polls supervisors to ensure that at least 30 percent of seats in the Lower House go to women.

In a letter to state electoral teams, the federal agency also published a table showing the number of legislators each state will vote for, out of the total 275 MPs and the respective 30 percent women legislators to come out.

Click here to read the full article published by AllAfrica on 18 November 2021.

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