Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments and local governments

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 05.5 Ensure women's full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life.

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UN Women UCLG; Country coverage: All countries.

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