SWEDEN: ‘ Prime Minister Forms First Feminist Cabinet ‘

#AceWorldNews – SWEDEN – October 04 – Sweden’s new Social Democrat Prime Minister Stefan Loefven has described his government as “feminist,” and it includes Green Party ministers for the first time.

“The Swedish people voted for a change of government and a new political direction,” Loefven told parliament in his inaugural speech.

Half his cabinet is female, including Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson and Foreign Minister Margot Wallstroem, a former EU commissioner, AFP said.

Loefven repeated election pledges to create jobs, recruit more teachers and increase the compulsory school age from 16 to 18.

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