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‘16.8 per cent of members of Parliament in Azerbaijan are women’

Baku, June 9, AZERTAC

“Women make 16.8 per cent of members of Parliament in Azerbaijan,” said Chairperson of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs Hijran Huseynova. “She said the number of women in parliament was 4.3 per cent in 1990 and 10.7 per cent in 2000.” “The number of female MPs elected to municipalities reached 35 per cent in 2014 against 26.7 per cent in 2009,” Huseynova added.

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