GoodRead | Women in Charge: A New Record?

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry with British Prime Minister Theresa May, by U.S. Department of State from United States [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry with British Prime Minister Theresa May, by U.S. Department of State from United States [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

"Women in Charge: A New Record?":

…by January 2017, as many as 21 countries could be led by a woman as president, prime minster or an equivalent high political office (see the full below). That number might not seem all that big at first glance. But according to Politico Magazine’s calculations, it would be a record, topping the 19 female heads of state currently in power. In the United States, 1992 was dubbed the “year of the woman” when a record number of women were newly elected to the House and Senate. Now, 2017 could be the “year of the woman” around the world.

Read Annabelle Timsit's full article at Politico here…