Women of colour in the French Governement
Christiane Taubira, 62 years old. Born February 2, 1952 in Cayenne (French Guiana).
She was member of european parliament between 1994 and 1999 and also Member of the 1st district of French Guiana between 1993 and 2012. Now, she is the Minister of Justice and Keeper of the Seals since 2012.
She is the origin of the French law of 21 May 2001, which recognizes, as memorial law, the crime against humanity of the slave trade and slavery practiced in the fifteenth century by some people traffickers.
Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, 37 years old. Born in October 4, 1977 in Beni Chiker in the Rif region in north-eastern Morocco.
She was the Minister of Women’s Rights and Spokeswoman of the Government between 2012 and august 2014. Now she is Minister of National Education, Higher Education and Research.
Fleur Pellerin (she was adopted, she was born August 29, 1973 under the name of Kim Jong-Suk at Seoul, South Korea) , 41 years old.
Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, Development of tourism and French overseas until august 2014. Now she is Minister of Culture and Communication.
A Black woman, an Arab woman, and a Asian woman occupying some of the most important positions in the French government.
As a Black French and having always lived surrounded by people from any ethnic background, and having always advocated gender equality, I’m glad to see finally this diversity is reflected in the government of my country. And here,this is my face when I talk to conservatives, sexists and racists of France:
And for my personal pleasure, I just want to add:
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