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Record: Now Has 68% Women In Parliament
by Staff Writer September 4, 2018
Rwanda has broken it’s current world record of 64% women representation in parliament.
The new world record for women representation in parliament has now shot up to 67.5%.
Out of 80, now women occupy 54 seats, which is 67.5%.
The new record came out on Tuesday night after the National Electoral Commission announced the September 3 parliamentary elections results, which saw President Kagame’s party, RPF sweeping 74% of the total vote and taking 40 seats.