10 men, 10 women: Belgium’s new government is more female than ever

Belgium’s new federal government, led by Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, has ten male and ten female members, making it the first federal government with such a high percentage of women.

On Thursday morning, King Philippe swore in a 20-member gender-equal federal cabinet made up of 14 ministers and five secretaries of state (10 Francophone, 9 Dutch-speaking), plus new premier Alexander De Croo, a native Dutch speaker.

Read more at: https://www.iknowpolitics.org/en/news/world-news/10-men-10-women-belgium%E2%80%99s-new-government-more-female-ever

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