Legislative elections: Ten women head lists in Manouba
14/08/2019 17:36, MANOUBA/Tunisia

(TAP) – Ten women are top of lists in the upcoming legislative elections in the constituency of Manouba, i.e. 18% of the overall number of candidates, Coordinator of the regional election authority Hosni Sahbani told TAP.

At the 2014 legislative elections, 6 lists (out of 59) were led by women.

The number of female candidates for October 6 legislative elections, mostly under the age of 35, stands at 248 (main and alternate candidates), that is 45.25% out of a total of 548 candidates.

In May 6, 2018 municipal elections, women who won seats in the 10 municipal councils in Manouba represent 44.01%, that is 103 seats out of 234.

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