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Slow increase of female ministers
"The slow increase of women ministers"

"the Number of women holding ministerial posts in the world are slowly rising, according the UN agency, UN Women."

"January 1, 2019 was 20.7 per cent of the world's ministers are women, an increase of 2.4 percentage points since 2017. UN Women compilation also shows that the female ministers ' responsibilities have expanded somewhat during recent years the world over."

"However, the proportion of women in political top positions decreased. The number of female heads of state are 10 of the 153, that is to say, 6.6% – in 2017 the proportion of 7.2%. The relationship is similar when it comes to the proportion of female heads of government, a decrease from 5.7 percent to 5.2 percent (10 out of 193)."

"Need bold moves"

"Women's responsibilities often involves social issues, or concerns about family, children, young people and the elderly. But the areas as commerce, industry and labor increases among the female ministers. And then in 2017, there are many more women who is responsible for matters that traditionally have been handled by the men – defence, economy and foreign policy."

"Nine countries in the world have at least 50 per cent women in ministerial posts. In 2017, it was six countries."

"1. Spain, 64.7 per cent female ministers."

"2. Nicaragua, 55.6 per cent."

"3. Sweden, 54.4%."

"4. Albania, 53.3 per cent."

"5. Colombia, 52.9%."

"6. Costa Rica, 51.9 percent."

"6. Rwanda, 51.9 percent."

"8. Canada, 50 per cent."

"8. France, 50 per cent."

"The largest increase was Ethiopia, for which the number of female ministers increased from 10 per cent in 2017 to 47.6 per cent in 2019."

"the Number of countries without any women ministers dropped from 13 in the year 2017 to 11 in 2019. The countries are: Azerbaijan, Belize, Brunei, Iraq, Kiribati, Lithuania, Papua New Guinea, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, saudi Arabia, Thailand and Vanuatu."

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