Spain might introduce a cabinet gender equality law. What would that mean?

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It will take another 155 years to reach gender parity in political empowerment, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap. Image: REUTERS/Juan Medina

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Only 14% of heads of state or government were women in 2022. Image: UN


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Politics gender gap: The number of women heads of state has grown over the past five decades.
Politics gender gap: The number of women heads of state has grown over the past five decades. Image: World Economic Forum.
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How the number of female MEPs has increased. Image: European Parliament.
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