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Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians

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List of countries who have the highest percentages of female legislators, as of 2008. All countries with 25% or more female parliamentarians are listed here, in order. Rwanda has the highest percentage of women in high governing office at 56% (as a comparison, the USA's percentage is 17% and the UK's is 20%). Source: World Bank.
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Rwanda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Kigali
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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Stockholm
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South Africa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria
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Cuba is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Havana
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Iceland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Reykjavik
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Argentina is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Buenos Aires
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Finland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Helsinki
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The Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
The Netherlands
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Norway is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Oslo
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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Copenhagen
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Angola is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Luanda
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Costa Rica is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
San José
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Spain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Madrid
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Andorra is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Andorra la Vella
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Belgium is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
City of Brussels
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Mozambique is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Maputo
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New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Wellington
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Nepal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Kathmandu
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Germany is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Berlin
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Ecuador is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Quito
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Belarus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Minsk
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Uganda is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Kampala
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Burundi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Bujumbura
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Tanzania is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Dodoma
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Guyana is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Georgetown