Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Editor: Tracy A. Thomas
University of Akron School of Law

Thursday, May 18, 2017

French Cabinet is Fifty Percent Women

The new French President has appointed women to 50% of his cabinet, as did Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau.

Macron Cabinet: Women are Half of France's New Ministers

French President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled a gender-balanced cabinet in accordance with an earlier pledge, with 11 of 22 posts taken by women.

Macron's Cabinet Gives Glimpse of How He Plans to Govern France

I have written about the importance of these gender quotas in institutional power structures as important to rectifying systemic gender inequality.  Reconsidering the Remedy of Gender Quotas, Harvard J. Law & Gender Online (Nov. 2016).

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