Female leaders make a real difference. Covid may be the proof

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December 30, 2020

Female leaders make a real difference. Covid may be the proof

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By Jane Dudman,

What do Erna Solberg, Sanna Marin, Katrín Jakobsdóttir and Mette Frederiksen have in common apart from all four being female prime ministers (of Norway, Finland, Iceland and Denmark, respectively)? The answer is that their countries have much lower rates of Covid-19 infection than male-led neighbouring nations such as Ireland, Sweden and the UK.

Are those facts connected? There’s a growing body of evidence to suggest they may be.

Click here to read the full article published by The Guardian on 16 December.

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