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Spanish government swears in historic female-dominated cabinet

King Felipe VI and Pedro Sanchez Swearing-in ceremony of new Cabinet.Image: JAVIER LIZON/POOL/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock Spain’s new government has only just been sworn in, but it’s already made history. That’s because the women in this cabinet outnumber the men.  King Felipe VI of Spain swore in the new government on Thursday, with women occupying 11 of the 17 cabinet posts.  SEE ALSO: Canadian leader Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is 50% female ‘because it’s 2015’ That equates to 61.1 percent women—the highest proportion of women in government since the country became a democracy in…

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Benedict Cumberbatch is working as both an actor and a producer to fight gender inequality

Image: Michelle Quance/Variety/REX/Shutterstock If you have a role for Benedict Cumberbatch but his female co-stars aren’t receiving equal pay, he’s going to say no. The Doctor Strange and Sherlock star is using his sizable platform to push for positive, necessary change. He said as much in a recent interview with Radio Times, during which he articulated his thoughts on gender equality very clearly. SEE ALSO: Everything you need to know about Equal Pay Day “Equal pay and a place at the table are the central tenets of feminism,” he said.…

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