Tag: Women in Government

Trudeau Adds New Faces In Top Roles For Gender-Equal Cabinet

Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau announced his new Cabinet on Tuesday and has promoted women in top roles in another gender-balanced Cabinet. Women are now in charge of the ministries of finance, foreign affairs, and defense. By Stéphanie Fillion In a Cabinet of 38 people, including Trudeau, 19 are women. Familiar faces remain integral parts of Justin Trudeau’s Cabinet, such…

Academic Elisa Loncon to Rewrite Chile’s Constitution

By Jessie Tu The Mapuche are Chile’s largest indigenous group. Historically, they have been unacknowledged in the country’s rule book. On Sunday, one of its own, Mapuche woman Elisa Loncón, was elected by its constitutional delegates to lead a group to draft a new text to replace the Pinochet-era constitution. Of the 155 Constitutional delegates who make up the constitutional body of…