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Parliament

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

Women in parliament
33.81%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
48.47%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
7
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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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
Myanmar

MPs’ rights abused in 1 in 4 countries according to latest IPU data

The IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians reports human rights violations against 685 parliamentarians in 47 countries, almost one in four countries in the world. Many of the cases are new. This is another all-time high record for
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Statements
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Statement on bomb attacks in Uganda

The IPU Executive Committee strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Kampala near the Parliament on Tuesday 16 November 2021. The IPU extends its condolences to those who have lost loved ones and wishes a fast recovery to the many injured
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Press releases
Venezuela

Opposition MPs suffer human rights violations against backdrop of elections

New allegations of human rights violations against parliamentarians in countries holding elections have recently been brought to the attention of the IPU. The cases involve opposition MPs whose basic rights to freedom of expression, assembly and movement have reportedly been
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Case studies

Case studies
uganda

Parliamentary engagement in national development plans in Uganda

The Uganda Parliamentary Forum on SDGs (UPFSDGs) was originally tasked to oversee implementation of the Millennium Development Goals, but transitioned to include oversight of the SDGs. The Forum focuses its work on ensuring that national development policies and legislation are
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Related events

Regional Seminar on the Sustainable Development Goals for the Parliaments of Sub-Saharan Africa

Kampala, Uganda

126th IPU Assembly and Related Meetings

Kampala, Uganda

Recent human rights cases

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

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