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September 17th, 2008     by Tuval Dinner     Comments

The numbers aren’t official yet but… Rwanda is set to be the first country to have more women in parliament then men. Their last government already had the highest percentage of women representatives in the world, at 48.8% but could now go up to 55%.

Read more here.

Some Bad News! To put this in perspective, 20.8% of Canada’s parliamentary positions are held by women. To read more about women in Canada’s parliament check out this useful report.

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