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Photo Gallery: The Female Political Mystique

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It's Raining (Wo)men New State Government Marks Political Gender Shift in Germany

There are many women in politics in Germany, from the leader of the country herself to heads of ministries and states. The latest are Hannelore Kraft, the brand new governor of Germany's most populous state, and her deputy Sylvia Löhrmann. Still, the country has a long way to go before the glass ceiling is entirely shattered.