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Forming Governments

  • Jane S. Jensen
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Abstract

Gro Brundtland once told an interviewer that, while traveling in a plane with Margaret Thatcher, she asked the British prime minister why there were so few women in her cabinet. During her 11 years in office, Thatcher included only 1 other woman who served for less than 2 years. In contrast, Brundtland appointed several women to the Norwegian cabinet, with the number reaching almost one-half of the total in her 1986 and 1990 cabinets.

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Prime Minister Foreign Affair Election Campaign Party Leader Foreign Minister 
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