WOMEN TO TAKE MORE THAN A THIRD OF SEATS IN FRANCE'S PARLIAMENT

IN THE SECOND ROUND OF LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS ON SUNDAY, 223 WOMEN WERE ELECTED TO FRANCE'S LOWER HOUSE.

IN THE SECOND ROUND OF LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS ON SUNDAY, 223 WOMEN WERE ELECTED TO FRANCE'S LOWER HOUSE. WITH 38.

It's good news for equality: Women now hold 223 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly, a significant increase over the previous legislature's 155, which also set a record at the time.
It remains to be seen whether the women's wave will change the way the lower house is governed.
With 38.65% of seats in the National Assembly, the election marks a new record for female representation in the French parliament.

In the second round of legislative elections on Sunday, 223 women were elected to France’s lower house. With 38.65% of seats in the National Assembly, the election marks a new record for female representation in the French...

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