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Ghana:List of Female members of Parliament!

Statistics from the 2012 population and housing census puts Ghana’s female population at 51%.Yet females are underrepresented in Ghana’s legislature. Out of a 275 members, there are only 35 female Members of Parliament (MPs) from both the majority and minority sides. The figure represents only 12.75%   of the entire Parliament and, worse, it lacks representation regionally. Below is a list of female MPs who  form part of  the 7th Parliament of Ghana’s 4th Republic.

MP Political Party Constituency Region
Tina Gifty Naa Ayeley Mensah NPP Weija Gbawe Greater Accra
Sophia Karen Ackuaku NDC Domeabra/Obom Greater Accra
Shirley Ayorkor Botchway NPP Anyaa Sowutuom Greater Accra
Sarah Adwoa Safo NPP Dome Kwabenya Greater Accra
Nana Akua Owusu Afriyie NPP Ablekuma North Greater Accra
Ursula Owusu Ekuful NPP Ablekuma West Greater Accra
Dr.Zenator Rawlings NDC Klottey Korle Greater Accra
Elizabeth Afoley Quaye NPP Krowor Greater Accra
Linda Obenewaa Akweley Ocloo NDC Shai Osudoku Greater Accra
Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe-Ghansah NDC Ada East Greater Accra
Nana Dokua Asiamah Adjei NPP Akropong Eastern
Mercy Adu-Gyamfi NPP Akwatia Eastern
Gifty Twum Ampofo NPP Abuakwa North Eastern
Abena Osei Asare NPP Atiwa East Eastern
Betty Mensah Nana Afua Krosby NDC Afram Plains North Eastern
Joyce Adwoa Akoh Dei NPP Bosome Freho Ashanti
Ama Pomaa Boateng NPP Juaben Ashanti
Francisca Oteng Mensah NPP Kwabre East Ashanti
Patricia Appiagyei NPP Asokwa Ashanti
Barbara Asher Ayisi NPP Cape Coast North Central
Queenstar Ama Pokua Sawyerr NDC Agona East Central
Naana Eyiah Quansah NPP Gomoa Central Central
Cynthia Maamle Morrison NPP Agona West Central
Abena Durowaa Mensah NPP Assin North Central
Mavis Hawa Koomson NPP Awutu Senya East Central
Ayamba Laddi Ayii NDC Pusiga Upper East
Joycelyn Tetteh NDC North Dayi Volta
Della Sowah NDC Kpando Volta
Hele Adjoa Ntoso NDC Krachi West Volta
Angela Oforiwaa Alorwu Tay NDC Afadjato South Volta
Bernice Adiku Heloo NDC Hohoe Volta
Hajia Alima Mahama NPP Nalerigu/Gambaga Northern
Catherine Abelema Afeku NPP Evalue Ajomoro- Gwira Western
Barbara Oteng-Gyasi NPP Prestea Huni Valley Western
Freda Prempeh NPP Tano North Brong Ahafo

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