The election of Ursula Von der Leyen as President of the European Commission could mark a new era for a more inclusive and social Europe. In the short paper below, Joyce Mushaben, member of the honorary committee of G5+, author of "Gendering the European Union" (Palgrave 2012) and of "Becoming Madam Chancellor" (Cambridge University Press 2017), and who is also preparing a book on "Mutter der Kompanie: Ursula Von der Leyen and the Modernization of the Bundeswehr", explains wh
What is the % of women MEPs after the 2019 elections? What is the gender balance in the European Parliament, per member state and by year? You can find the European Parliament's interactive charts with the European Election results with regards to gender balance here.