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Taking the Gender Fight Worldwide

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"I am a woman, a Socialist, divorced and agnostic," the new defense minister told the generals of her Roman Catholic country. "But we will work together very well." Michelle Bachalet, who in 2002 became Chile's first female defense minister and four years later the country's first female president, has never shied from challenging the status quo. Now the first head of U.N. Women, the three-month-old U.N. agency for gender equality and female empowerment, Ms. Bachalet is doing it again -- this time turning some traditional notions of feminism on their head.



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