The highest number of women representatives in the newly elected Lower House of India
PTI (NEW DELHI) : The newly elected 17th Lok Sabha (Lower House of Indian Parliament) has the highest number of women MPs (Member of Parliament).
Women’s representation has steadily risen as it was only 5% in the first-ever election and now it has increased to 14%. Comparing with other countries, it is still low. The U.S. has 32% women lawmakers while neighboring Bangladesh has 21% .