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How many women are in your parliament? How does your parliament rank in the world in terms of gender equality? Find out on the IPU's open data platform, Parline

Data points:

IPU member parliaments
179
countries are members of the IPU
Women in parliament
25.5%
of the world's MPs are women
Youth in parliament
28.1%
of the world's MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
519
Human rights cases currently treated by the Committee on the Human Rights of MPs
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اجتماع جمعية الاتحاد البرلماني الدولي لتسليط الضوء على البرلمانات كمستجيبين مبكرين لانتهاكات حقوق الإنسان

MPs from 138 countries will convene next week in Geneva to determine among other issues specific ways in which parliaments can respond effectively to serious human rights violations and their underlying causes, including human rights situations likely to lead to conflict.
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بيان من رئيس الاتحاد البرلماني الدولي خلال زيارته لأنقرة

I am pleased to be in Ankara today, at the invitation of Mr. Ismail Kahraman, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. We have had substantive and productive discussions, and I very much look forward to our cooperation ahead
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يدعو الأمين العام للاتحاد البرلماني الدولي الجهود الجارية لتعزيز الديمقراطية في بنين

دُعي الأمين العام للاتحاد البرلماني الدولي مارتن شنغونغ لتقديم حفل افتتاح الدورة العادية الثانية للجمعية الوطنية في بينين من قبل رئيس المجلس، السيد هونغبيدجي الذي يلتزم بتعزيز التعاون بين البرلمان والاتحاد البرلماني الدولي.
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الأمين العام للاتحاد البرلماني الدولي يُرحب بالسفراء الجُدد من بلغاريا، وإسرائيل، وتوغو

ضمن مجموعة من زيارات المجاملة مع الممثلين الدائمين الجُدد لدى الأمم المتحدة في جنيف، التقى الأمين العام للاتحاد البرلماني الدولي، مارتن تشانغونغ، بالسفراء ديانا كوستادينوفا من بلغاريا، وأفيفا راز شيشتر من إسرائيل، وياكولي جونسون من توغو.
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Highlights
2020 was marked by continued gradual progress for women in parliament despite the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic and its impact.
Gender-sensitive parliaments are institutions that are founded on gender equality, where women and men have an equal right to participate without discrimination or recrimination.
Reference
This new guide is designed as a practical tool for parliaments and parliamentarians on how to use social media in a safe and measured way while getting the maximum benefit from it.
Virtual event
Jointly organized by the IPU and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the webinar will provide parliaments with up-to-date information on the status of SDG implementation.
The IPU has been defending MPs in danger for the past 40 years through its Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians.
As COVID-19 slows down global activity, how can parliaments continue to function, legislate and scrutinize the actions of government?  How are parliaments around the world adapting to the crisis?
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