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Congreso de la Unión (Congress of the Union), 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
50.4%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
44.8%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
0
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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How the Mexican Parliament is addressing climate change

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Case studies

Case studies
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