- Spain's PM plans to bring in a 40% gender quota for cabinet roles.
- The law also requires “an equal number of women and men” on the candidate lists of political parties for elections.
- It will also require 40% of board seats at all listed companies to be held by each sex by July 2024.
- Leftwing party Unidas Podemos said the govt should focus on 'real problems' e.g. unaffordable housing.
Spain plans to introduce cabinet gender equality law
Spain's prime minister plans to bring in a gender quota at the highest levels of government, making Spain one of the first European countries with a legally binding cabinet quota. It will also require 40% of board seats at all listed companies to be held by each sex by July 2024.