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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%
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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Press releases
Cynthia Lopez

First Cremer-Passy Prize goes to Mexico and Ukraine

Ms. Cynthia Lopez Castro of Mexico, and the Chairman and all the Members of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine have been awarded the first Cremer-Passy Prize at the 145th IPU Assembly in Kigali, Rwanda. The prize is named after the
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Voices
gender equality

What is a gender-sensitive parliament?

What are the criteria that make a parliament gender-sensitive? Which parliaments are more gender-sensitive than others? How can your parliament become more gender-sensitive? Answers in this short video.
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News in brief
women

How to mitigate these five threats to democracy

Democratization is under pressure across the globe. Here are five major threats to democracy, and how to mitigate them. Democracy is as precarious as it is precious. Some 25 years after the IPU issued its Universal Declaration on Democracy, its
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Press releases
Afghan parliament

International Day of Parliamentarism 2022: More diversity, slightly fewer functioning parliaments

On the eve of the International Day of Parliamentarism and the IPU’s 133rd anniversary on 30 June, a snapshot of the state of parliaments and parliamentarians offers mixed results. According to the latest IPU figures, some parliaments are becoming more
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Case studies

Case studies
mexico

Mexico promotes public participation in climate change laws

In implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Mexican Senate has established a Special Commission, comprised of 18 Senators from all political parties and across different states. Senators are also members of other commissions, which allows them to promote
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Case studies
algeria

When quotas go wrong - and what to do about it

Quotas are critical in ensuring greater representation of women, according to the latest IPU Women in Parliament report. The numbers are clear. In 2021, countries with some form of gender quotas elected 31.9 per cent women on average to their
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Parliamentary meeting on the occasion of the High-level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation

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