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UN Women Representative appointed Minister of Equality in Sweden

October 8, 2014 | By admin

Asa RegnerNewly-elected Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven recently announced the appointment of UN Women’s Representative in Bolivia, Åsa Regnér, as Sweden’s new Minister for Children, Elderly and Equality.

Mr. Löfven stated that the new Government will be a “feminist one,” as Ms. Regnér joins the 24-member Cabinet, 12 of whom are women.

Prior to her appointment, Mr. Regnér served as adviser to Sweden’s Minister for Development Cooperation and as Secretary General of the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education.

To know more, read here.

Photo credit: http://unwomen.se

 

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