Amidst the political chaos women gain new prominence in Italian government

Amidst the political chaos women gain new prominence in Italian government
Amidst the political chaos women gain new prominence in Italian government

Amidst the political chaos women gain new prominence in Italian government

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After weeks without a government Italy finally managed to form a working coalition but it remains unclear whether this group of unlikely alliances can survive. But perhaps an even bigger story is that women have made great headway in Italian politics. The Letta government has appointed seven women as ministers. Worldview producer Alexandra Salomon explains what all the changes could mean.