The youngest world leader

"We don't meet in a female locker room and have locker room talk." Here's how Finland's new leader Sanna Marin describes what it's like to have an all-female cabinet.

Pioneering gender equality in politics

She’s leading a coalition government headed by women. She’s Finland’s new leader. This is Sanna Marin. Marin was born in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, and was raised by her mother and her mother’s female partner in a rented apartment. She was the first member of her family to go to university. At age 27, she became head of the city council of her industrial hometown Tampere.

She’s the world’s youngest serving prime minister

In 2015, she became an MP. Three years later, she gave birth to her daughter Emma. She’s the third female prime minister of Finland and was previously the country’s transport minister. She won the confidence of parliament with 99 votes in favor and 70 against. At 34 she replaced Antti Rinne, who resigned last week after the Centre Party, one of the members of governing center-left coalition, said it had lost confidence in him over his handling of a postal strike. The new cabinet takes over in the middle of labor unrest and a wave of strikes which have halted production at some of Finland’s largest companies for three days.

As prime minister, she leads a center-left coalition of five parties all headed by women

Including Marin, four out of five female party leaders are under 35 such as Katri Kulmuni, Li Andersson and Maria Ohisalo. Twelve ministers in the new cabinet are women and just seven are men. The head of the Centre Party, Katri Kulmuni (32) becomes finance minister, Green Party leader Maria Ohisalo (34) continued as interior minister and the Left Alliance’s chairwoman Li Andersson (32) remained education minister. The Swedish People’s Party’s Anna-Maja Henriksson (55) remained justice minister, the only coalition leader to finish school before the 21st century.


01/23/2020 7:42 PM


  • Wasi H.
    03/08/2020 22:55

    Syed Zain Haider Zaidi

  • J P.
    02/04/2020 11:50

    Excellent narrative

  • Karan D.
    01/29/2020 01:45

    Ek humari Nirmala Sitaraman ji hain....khud onion khati nhi hume khane deti nhi

  • Karan D.
    01/29/2020 01:44

    Aur ek humari Nirmala Tai hain....khud onion khaati nhi hume khaane deti nhi

  • Vivek K.
    01/28/2020 20:58

    Finland soon to be a 3rd world country

  • Khurram A.
    01/28/2020 17:01

    waja qurb kr

  • Mayur S.
    01/27/2020 13:40

    Finland is lucky , others gets old, doddering, dufus, lecherous, corrupt , manic, manipulative, bigots as heads of states.

  • Akangsanen L.
    01/27/2020 10:15

    hope india also have a young pm

  • Brut India
    01/27/2020 06:21

    Sanna Marin is the young world leader and this is her story:

  • Jatin C.
    01/27/2020 03:38

    Sahil Choudhary

  • Seema N.
    01/26/2020 20:19

    The revolution has already begun in world.

  • Sadab S.
    01/26/2020 15:42

    Beautiful lady and of course talks really mature, intellectual

  • Shabeer K.
    01/26/2020 14:47


  • Sara F.
    01/26/2020 14:27

    The world’s youngest female of prime minister.

  • Anant I.
    01/26/2020 14:06

    You can make the world map to initiative development programmes like trade and economically relationship...

  • Loredana M.
    01/26/2020 08:35


  • Sana S.
    01/26/2020 05:37


  • Parul S.
    01/26/2020 05:15

    Support to young leaders. India should get inspiration

  • Anirudh P.
    01/26/2020 04:16

    She is very pretty

  • Vibha B.
    01/26/2020 02:02

    Youth leadership is need of the hour everywhere in the world. Finland's leadership is a great inspiration and motivation for young/diverse spectrum of leaders in Government.

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