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

Women in parliament
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
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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IPU condemns attack against MP Susan Mugabi

The IPU vehemently condemns the violent attack against Ugandan opposition MP, Susan Mugabi that took place on 21 April. According to the information received by the IPU, Ms. Mugabi was allegedly assaulted by the police, leaving her in a critical
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News in brief

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

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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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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Case studies

Case studies

German MPs show solidarity with their peers in danger abroad

In many countries, MPs face significant risks for simply doing their jobs. In some extreme cases, MPs who are critical of the governing powers are incarcerated, tortured or even murdered. Those responsible for such acts rarely face any legal consequences
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Case studies

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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