Minister for Gender Equality (Denmark)
The Minister for Gender Equality (Danish: Ligestillingsministeriet, literally Ministry for Equality) is a Danish ministry that works on improving equal gender rights across all other ministry areas. The first Minister for Gender Equality was appointed by the Prime Minister on July 1, 1999.
Ministers of Equality
|Jytte Andersen||Social Democrats||27 September 1999||21 December 2000|
|Lotte Bundsgaard||Social Democrats||21 December 2000||27 November 2001|
|Henriette Kjær||Conservative||27 November 2001||2 August 2004|
|Eva Kjer Hansen||Venstre||2 August 2004||12 September 2007|
|Karen Jespersen||Venstre||12 September 2007||7 April 2009|
|Inger Støjberg||Venstre||7 April 2009||23 February 2010|
|Lykke Friis||Venstre||23 February 2010||3 October 2011|
|Manu Sareen||Social Liberal Party||3 October 2011||27 February 2015|
Every Minister has held this title alongside another title. Jytte Andersen and Lotte Bundsgaard were also city and housing ministers. Henriette Kjær, Eva Kjer Hansen were social ministers. Karen Jespersen was also Social Minister, later welfare minister. Inger Støjberg was also employment minister and Lykke Friis was also climate minister. Manu Sareen, the first male Minister for Gender Equality, is also Church and Nordic Cooperation Minister.