Sweden's parliament approves first female prime minister

Sweden's parliament on Wednesday approved Magdalena Andersson as the country's first female prime minister, tapping the finance minister who recently became the new leader of the Social Democratic party. The development marked a milestone for Sweden, viewed for decades as one of Europe's most progressive countries, but which had yet to have a woman in the top political post.

Sweden's parliament approves first female prime minister
Sweden's parliament on Wednesday approved Magdalena Andersson as the country's first female prime minister, tapping the finance minister who recently became the new leader of the Social Democratic party. The development marked a milestone for Sweden, viewed for decades as one of Europe's most progressive countries, but which had yet to have a woman in the top political post.