Asked what was the greatest international challenge facing people aged 21 and under, Mrs Clinton, the third woman to serve as US Secretary of State, said in large swathes of the world the lot of women had not improved as it had in Australia and the US. ''I think that there's very clear evidence … that societies that do not expand opportunities for women are societies that are more prone to authoritarianism, more prone to extremism, less likely to develop, more likely to be left out of the 21st century's opportunities,'' she said.Seeing how great Clinton is doing as Secretary of State, I can't help but wonder what things would be like if we had elected her in 2008. I know that wondering "what if" in what concerns history is a huge intellectual faux pas, but still. . . A feminist as President of the United States would be a great development.
Sunday, November 7, 2010
Hillary Clinton Supports the Ban on Burqas
It's great to see that Hillary Clinton is using her position as Secretary of State to promote women's rights: