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Women take majority in Swiss cabinet for first time

Published on 22/09/2010

Switzerlands governing executive body now has a female majority after Social Democrat Simonetta Sommaruga was appointed to one of two vacant seats. The seven-member Federal Council is made up of the biggest parties.