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State Minister for Gender Equality and Integration at the Saxony State Ministry for Social Affairs and Consumer Protection

Petra Köpping

Petra Köpping

Petra Köpping
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  • born on 12th June 1958 in Nordhausen
  • following completion of grammar school education, she studied State Law and Jurisprudence
  • from 1989 to 1990, Mayor of the municipality of Großpösna
  • she then worked for four years for a health insurance company
  • in 1994 again Mayor of Großpösna
  • from 2001 to 2008, District Administrator of the Leipziger Land rural district
  • consultant for the Sächsische Aufbaubank, until she was elected for the first time to the State Parliament in the 2009 elections


The scope of tasks of the State Minister for Gender Equality and Integration encompasses policies on gender equality, in particular the advancement of equal opportunity for women and men in the labour market as well as integration following Immigration.



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