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Bolivia (Plurinational State Of)

Data points :

Asamblea Legislativa Plurinacional (Plurinational Legislative Assembly), Cámara de Diputados (Chamber of Deputies)

The IPU data corresponds to the lower chamber if the parliament is bicameral. For information about upper chambers, refer to Parline

Women in parliament
46.15%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
60%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
1
cases currently treated by the Committee on the Human Rights of MPs

This page contains the latest IPU news and data for this parliament. The percentage of women in parliament and the percentage of youth participation correspond to the lower chamber if the parliament is bicameral. The number of MP human rights cases corresponds to the latest decisions of the IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians.

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Press releases
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Lawmakers are getting younger but not everywhere

The latest IPU report on Youth Participation in Parliament reveals that parliaments are getting slightly younger, with small increases in the number of parliamentarians under 45 years old. However, despite the progress, parliaments are still a long way from representing
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News in brief
 © Sanghiya Sansad

7 things you might not know about parliaments

Which is the oldest parliament in the world? And the newest? Which chambers have the most women parliamentarians? And how many parliamentarians are there in the world? Watch this 1-minute video to find out more about parliaments on International Day
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Press releases
Women Speakers of Parliament

Women parliamentary leaders to work for more inclusive politics

Women Speakers of Parliament will identify clear actions to eliminate barriers to women’s political participation, end harassment of female MPs, and promote inclusive parliaments. The 12 th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament , organized jointly by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the Chamber of Deputies of Bolivia, will bring together the most senior women parliamentary leaders to address gender issues in parliaments, and explore avenues for more inclusive political institutions where every voice counts.
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Press releases

IPU missions to push for progress on MPs human rights cases

Read this press release at http://archive.ipu.org/press-e/pressnote201601271.htm
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Related events

12th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament

Cochabamba, Bolivia

International Parliamentary Conference on Parliaments and the rights of indigenous peoples

Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

Recent human rights cases

Find out more about the Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians