Parliament of Kazakhstan
The Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakh: Қазақстан Республикасының Парламенті, romanized: Qazaqstan Respýblıkasynyń Parlamenti; Russian: Парламент Республики Казахстан, tr. Parliament Respubliki Kazakhstan) is the bicameral legislature of Kazakhstan. The lower house is the Mazhilis, with 107 seats which are elected to four year terms. The upper house is the Senate, which has 47 members.
As of January 2007, 10% of the parliament's representatives are women and 19% of local and city council officials are women.
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- Kazakhstan: Presidential adviser spells out advances by women RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty