The new French cabinet has a fair sex ratio. Out of 22 ministers, 11 are female. This ratio is much higher than in other European countries. Sylvie Goulard holds the important portfolio of the defense ministry.
New French President Emmanuel Macron's government includes names from across the political spectrum. The appointments reflect an attempt to bridge political divides ahead of parliamentary elections in June.
In a dramatic week for French politics, four Cabinet ministers have resigned as President Emmanuel Macron reshuffles his government. A group of relative unknowns are set to take over key ministerial positions.
Emmanuel Macron is spending this Bastille Day with US President Donald Trump a day after wrapping up a joint cabinet session with Angela Merkel and her ministers. The new president's Paris is on full display for all.
Women in Germany work 50 percent more than men when caring for relatives is included, but they later get only half the pension. That’s one finding of a gender equality study to be discussed by the cabinet.
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