South Africa aims for gender-balanced cabinet with 50 per cent women

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WorldAfricaGender equalitySouth Africa aims for gender-balanced cabinet with 50 per cent womenMay 30, 2019 — 4.

40pm Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeJohannesburg: South Africa's President has announced a trimmed-down cabinet that is 50 per cent women, making it one of the few countries in the world to be "gender-balanced". President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement on Wednesday, South Africa time, followed similar moves by Ethiopia and Rwanda last year.

Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's president, announced his new cabinet on Wednesday.

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