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.
France's President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled his cabinet in Paris - an assortment of right- and left-wingers, political professionals and technocrats, young and old. But will they be able to work together as a team?
French President Emmanuel Macron has his work cut out for him in his quest to push for EU reforms. He may exude confidence, but does he have France's trust to stand up to Angela Merkel? Jake Cigainero reports from Paris.
French President Emmanuel Macron has assembled a pro-European cabinet. He has also appointed a strong, reform-minded economy minister. Now France and Europe have a chance at succeeding together, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
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