Gap Fill - Women in Power - Level 5


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Women are on the in Spain. The new government has eleven women and six men. The prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, put women in of the top , including head of defence, the , education and finance. Spain now has the highest of women in top government posts in Europe. Mr Sanchez said people in his government wanted to move Spain . He said: "All are highly and bring a vocation for public service and reflect the of Spain. [They are] to the but anchored in the European Union."

Mr Sanchez looks like an leader. His party has just 84 of the 350 seats in . He replaced the unpopular conservative Mariano Rajoy on Friday. Mr Rajoy was the focus of a corruption . He was unpopular because of his measures. Sanchez promised to change Spain. He has to work to improve Spain's economy. He has promised to call in less than two years. This may not be enough time to change the last government's . One of his biggest challenges will be rebuilding with the of Catalonia.

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