The Arab world has elected its first-ever woman Speaker of Parliament.
Dr Amal Al Qubaisi has been elected as Speaker of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Parliament, making her the first-ever woman Speaker of an Arab national parliament.
She has been a parliamentarian in the UAE since 2006, where she has been particularly active on youth and gender issues.
Veronica Reeves spoke with Zeina Hilal from the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). She started by asking her what percentage of parliamentarians worldwide are women.