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Majlis-E-Shoora (Parliament), National Assembly

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

Women in parliament
20.47%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
31.87%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
3
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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Asia-Pacific parliamentarians call on carbon polluters to reduce emissions

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South Asian Speakers call for more financing to fight climate change

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Case studies

Case studies
Pakistan

Pakistan improves access to healthcare for vulnerable and marginalized communities

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Recent human rights cases

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