Finland's Government Headed by Five Women Leaders
Sanna Marin is the world’s youngest prime minister at the age of 34, of Finland.
Sanna Mirella Marin is a Finnish politician who was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Finland since 10 December 2019. Since 2015 she has been a member of the Parliament of Finland and was the Minister of Transport and Communications from 6 June 2019 to 10 December 2019.
Now Finland has the world's youngest serving prime minister who is just 34 years old, was elected by her party on Sunday at the head of a coalition whose four other parties are all led by women leaders, three of them are in their thirties.
The newly-elected Marin moderated the importance of gender in her win, told a Finnish publication, "I have not actually ever thought about my age or my gender."
Tuomas Niskakangas took it to Twitter and shared, Finland's government is now led by these five party leaders.
The four other female party leaders in the coalition are Li Anderson, 32, who heads the Left Alliance; Maria Ohisalo, 34, of the Green League; Katri Kulmuni, 32, from the Centre party, who was named finance minister on Monday; and Anna-Maja Henriksson, 55, of the Swedish People's party.
The new leaders' age may actually be more noteworthy than their gender, at least in Finland, since the country has long had strong female representation in government. Finland elected its first female president, the country's state head as Tarja Halonen, in 2000.