Women in Central Government in SADC Member States, 2016

Central government which is made up of three arms namely, the judiciary, legislature and the executive is a unitary system of government underpinned by local authorities as lower tiers of government responsible for providing services at the local levels.

Country

Permanent Secretary /Director General %

Deputy Permanent Secretary /DG %

Directors

%

Head of Department%

2011

2016

Angola

33.3

33.3

 

24.9

 

Botswana

35.3

31.2

40.5

40

76.2

DRC

12.7

10

--

15

--

Lesotho

23.8

23.8

--

48

--

Madagascar

--

13.3

22.5

22.3

28.8

Malawi

29

27

 

22

22

Mauritius

38

32.6

40.8

35.3

--

Mozambique

30.5

33

--

30.6

39.7

Namibia

23.1

27

24

32

--

Seychelles

45

42

40

55

61

South Africa

34

23.5

38.6

40.2

42.4

Swaziland

24

10.5

43.7

43

--

Tanzania

27

27

38

30.9

17.8

Zambia

29

28

20

30

28

Zimbabwe

26

30

--

28

--

 

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