Where are the women? Fewest female leaders in G20 photo

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Where are the women? Fewest female leaders in G20 photo

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Friday’s “family photo” at the G20 summit in Argentina marked an inauspicious moment: there were fewer female heads-of-government posing than in any of the previous gatherings of the group.

That was due in part to German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s absence (her plane had mechanical issues getting to Argentina and she did not arrive in time for the photo). But it also spoke to the lower number of female leaders among the industrialized nations that make up the G20, which began holding leaders summits in 2008.

Click here to read the full article published by Citizen Digital on 2 December 2018.

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