The new Spanish cabinet has been revealed and for the first time in the country’s history, the women outnumber the men.

To quote John McClane, “YIPPEE-KAI-YAY-MOTHER-EFFER!!”

To think, the idea of equality is not yet dead in the world! The mere thought of it makes me all giddy and ready to turn cartwheels and handsprings. And that, in itself, is still a sad commentary on the world.

Of course, we know the reasons why for the inequality: women opt of out high powered careers for sake of family and children, women are passed over in favor of men by nature of their extra X chromosome, and women in most places of this planet are still deprived of their most basic human rights, or to put it another way, the men in those regions are still afraid of the vagina.

So while 9 women in the Spanish Cabinet outnumber the 8 men who have been appointed, you still have to balance that 9 against the following:

World wide, at least 60 million women and girls are “missing” from their native population.

4 million women and girls are trafficked annually.

An estimated 1 million children who are female in majority, enter the sex trade each year.

90 million women and girls in Africa have suffered female genital mutilation.

So yes, I’m still freakin’ thrilled that the women in the Spanish Cabinet outnumber the men. It’s an important number to remember. But then so are the others.

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