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Belgium comes bottom of new 'Women in Diplomacy' ranking. Copyright: The Bulletin
Thursday, November 04, 2021
Belgium comes bottom of new 'Women in Diplomacy' ranking
The position of ambassador is considered the pinnacle of a diplomatic career. However, it is a position that still remains dominated by men. A new ranking - named Shecurity - focuses on the place of women in diplomacy and while none of the 100...
Friday, October 02, 2020
Belgium appoints Europe's first transgender deputy PM
A transgender woman was sworn in as deputy prime minister in Belgium's new government on Thursday, becoming the most senior trans politician in Europe. Petra De Sutter, a gynecologist and Green party Member of the European Parliament, became one of...
Monday, October 28, 2019
Belgium gets first female PM as Sophie Wilmès takes office
Belgium’s first female prime minister in its 189-year history has taken office, after Sophie Wilmès was named as the head of the country’s next caretaker government. Wilmès succeeds the liberal leader Charles Michel, who will become president of the...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Belgium: International Women Leaders to Discuss Security and Women Empowerment
Female heads of states, ministers, and heads of international organisations, business leaders, and civil society activists will discuss the twin themes of security and women's empowerment in Brussels on the eve of the International Women's Day. To...