1. Rwanda 63,8% | 2. Andorra 50,0% | 3. Cuba 48,9% | 4. Sweden 45,0% | 5. Seychelles 43,8% | Source: Inter-Parliamentary Union
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The proportion of female deputies in the German Bundestag has dropped to 31 percent after the September 2017 election, bucking the trend since the early 1980s. Even in the conservative parties, some women are now pushing for a quota.
There will be significantly fewer women in Germany's new parliament, but more lawmakers with immigrant roots. The average MP age has dipped only slightly. Here is a demographic overview of the new Bundestag.
The Women Political Leaders Global Forum is bringing 250 female politicians from around the world to Iceland this week to discuss gender equality in politics. The island nation is considered exemplary in this area.
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