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27 Countries Better Than America At Electing Women To Congress Or Parliament

What do Rwanda, Afghanistan, and Iraq beat America at? Having women in congress or parliament, according to the World Bank. In fact, with only 18% of Congress made up of women, America is 91st in the world. Here are 27 countries ahead of the U.S.

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13. Australia

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Prime Minister Julia Gillard (shown here in a viral video decrying sexism) is among the 25% of Australia's parliament that is made up of women (they're 50th overall).

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26. Pakistan

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Here, Pakistan's Prime Minister, Benazir Bhutto, arrives in the United States in 1988. Pakistan's legislative assembly is 23% female (64th place), which is nearly 30 places higher than the United States.