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Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new minsters

Original story at BBC News• 21 mentions • 3 months ago

BBC News 3 months ago

 
French President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled a gender-balanced cabinet in accordance with an earlier pledge, with 11 of 22 posts taken by women. Sylvie Goulard is defence minister while Olympic fencing champion Laura Flessel is sports minister. Bruno Le Maire is economy minister, Gérard Collomb is interior minister and François Bayrou is justice minister. Mr Macron's decision to pluck figures from across the political spectrum has sent the French right into disarray. Mr Le Maire is a conservative moderate, Mr Collomb is the Socialist mayor of Lyon and Mr Bayrou is a veteran centrist. Some 170 elected officials from the ...
 
 
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30 May
Valerie Young @WomanInDC
BBC News - Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new ministers https://t.co/JKxsA7PTq2
26 May
equalitynow @equalitynow
RT @nahlav: Brilliant news - 'Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new minsters' https://t.co/wxXXqyi0AH @un_women #GenderEquality
24 May
Susan McPherson @susanmcp1
RT @sallykohn: In case you missed it, in France Macron appointed a cabinet that is 50% women. https://t.co/PwkQX0VGRu
24 May
(((Lynn Harris))) @harrislynn
RT @sallykohn: In case you missed it, in France Macron appointed a cabinet that is 50% women. https://t.co/PwkQX0VGRu
24 May
Sally Kohn @sallykohn
In case you missed it, in France Macron appointed a cabinet that is 50% women. https://t.co/PwkQX0VGRu
19 May
Connect•Work•Thrive @ConnectWorkThrv
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19 May
Alisa Miller @alisaamiller
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18 May
Women's Media Center @womensmediacntr
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18 May
🗽Jeffrey Levin 🗽 @jilevin
Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new ministers - BBC News https://t.co/5XbpW8Bzeu
18 May
Jeff Nascimento @jnascim
Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new ministers https://t.co/9su6XPxrJf
18 May
Tanya Quick @aquicky
Macron's cabinet has been announced, and it's compose of 50% women, with many in significant roles https://t.co/ocqyC47SSz
18 May
🍃Alice Korngold🌎 @alicekorngold
Women = 50% of France's new cabinet--leading defense, labour & health ministries https://t.co/aG86ahenxl @BBCWorld… https://t.co/eHYzUXzkFI
18 May
UN Women @UN_Women
Women will make up 50% of France's new cabinet and lead defense, labour and health ministries,among others https://t.co/5r9yoLQGrr @BBCWorld
17 May
Laurie Lee @lauriejlee
Good news - Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new ministers. But what a pity it is global news at all https://t.co/imTnrItIJa
17 May
Bryan Ogden @bryan_ogden
BBC News - Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new minsters https://t.co/C7afSb0sTP
17 May
Othman Laraki @othman
Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new minsters - off to a great start! https://t.co/mBoTmqzjQ9
17 May
Nora Jean Stone @AuntyAlias
BBC News - Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new minsters https://t.co/2Pbfxyq0h8
17 May
Nancy Cremins @nmcremins
I feel like this isn't getting enough attention: Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new minsters https://t.co/ny6La1MrsF
17 May
CW @ChloDubs
RT @rcturk: New Macron govt: half women! But only 1 (Defense) of 5 senior Ministers are women https://t.co/ViwpVkmtkp
17 May
Roy M. Gunnels @scorpionkiss
BBC News - Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new minsters https://t.co/zi2WmhyTnx