Source : aljazeera.com
21 Jan 2022
Fourteen of Chile’s 24 new cabinet ministers are women, while several are former student protest leaders.
Gabriel Boric, Chile’s left-wing president-elect, has announced his first cabinet, giving a majority of the posts to women and several to former student protest leaders.
Fourteen of the 24 new ministers announced on Friday are women, including Defence Minister Maya Fernandez — a granddaughter of socialist President Salvador Allende, who was overthrown by a military coup in 1973.