WOMEN IN SOMALILAND PUBLIC OFFICIALS

According to Center for Policy Analysis Data Collection, In 2020, Somaliland has 613 Public Officials, including the President, Vice President, the 164 Parliament members, 323 Local Councilors elected in 2012, 32 Cabinet Ministers, the 14 Governors, the Commanders of the 8 Security Sector and Army, the  representatives of Somaliland government to 20 countries, the director generals of the 23 ministries and the 25 independent commissions. Only 16 of those the 613 officials are female, while the remaining are Male.

That Data shows, how Women are marginalized in public offices and the decision making platforms.

613 PUBLIC OFFICES IN SOMALILAND
THE TWO HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT
164

MEMBERS

THE LOCAL COUNCILS OF
21 DISTRICTS
323

LOCAL COUNCILORS

SOMALILAND'S CABINET MINISTERS
32

MINISTERS

THE GOVERNORS AND MAYORS
37

GOVERNORS/MAYORS

DIRECTOR GENERALS OF THE MINISTRIES
25

DIRECTORS

GOVERNMENT'S INDEPEDENT COMMISSIONS
25

CHAIRPERSONS