Mamata Tiendrebaogo
Member of Parliament Government of Burkina Faso

Hon Mamata Tiendrebaogo is a young woman politician, who currently serves a member of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso on behalf of the political party the People's Movement for Progress MPP.

She is a member of the executive bureau of MPP where she serves as the 1st National Secretary for Legal Affairs, Human Rights and Electoral Disputes.

Hon Mamata is a member of the IPU Forum of Young Parliamentarians Council and sits on the Steering Committee as the Lead for the African Group. As Parliamentary Secretary of the National Assembly's office she makes sure the youth voice is heard in national, regional and global political decision-making spaces.

She holds key leadership positions in parliament and is a Member of the Gender and Social Action Committee (CGAS). She is also in charge of external relations in the office of the parliamentary group and strongly advocates for greater participation of Young MPs in meetings, and through formal inputs into outcomes. She is committed to ensuring that there is a youth perspective across all parliamentary work

Hon Mamata has studied law and development planning to her Masters level. She is passionate about addressing the needs of women and youth including topics that appeal to their well-being and development.

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