Mauritius: Women in Politics

Updated March 2008

Women's representation quotas
Women's representation in the National Assembly (1976-2010)

Women's representation in the 2010 National Assembly
Women's representation in the 2005 National Assembly
2005 Election candidates by party and gender


CHIRORO, B 2005, Engendering Democracy Through the Ballot Box in the Mauritius 2005 Elections [PDF], EISA Occasional Paper 37.

KADIMA, DK &; KASENALLY, R 2005, Party Coalitions and the Invisibility of Women IN "The Formation, Collapse and Revival of Political Party Coalitions in Mauritius: Ethnic Logic and Calculation at Play", Journal of African Elections 4(1), June 2005, 145-147.

BUNWAREE, S & KASENALLY, R 2005, "Gender equality" IN Political Parties and Democracy in Mauritius [PDF], EISA research Report 19, 29-30.

TSHIYOYO, D 2005 "Women and Political Representation" and "Electoral System and Representation of Women" IN Election Observer Mission Report: Mauritius National Assembly Elections, 3 July 2005, 17, 18, 42, 43.

Official website

Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare: [www] [opens new window] (accessed 20 May 2010).