Norway an Experiment in Woman Power

Gro Brundtland runs the most feminine government

Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, 47, is considered one of Western Europe's bright young up-and-comers, a woman who is working hard to earn an international reputation. In one area of politics she has already made an indelible mark: she presides over a government that is run, in large part, by women. Brundtland's 18-member Cabinet includes eight women, which gives Norway a higher proportion of females in top government positions than any other nation in the world. Says Brita Westergaard, head of Norway's Equal Status Council: "We are not just changing Norway. When people realize that this is possible in the Cabinet...

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