Eight Women Around the World

 

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Angela Merkel l Aung San Suu Kyi l Azra Jafari l Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

Hillary Rodahm-Clinton l Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir l Julia Gillard

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"Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing 1995." UN Women. United Nations. Web. 04 Dec. 2010. <http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/beijing/>.

 

Hanes, Stephanie. "Global Leadership: Voters Launch a Power Surge of Women-CSMonitor.com." The Christian Science Monitor. Web. 04 Dec. 2010. <http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Global-Issues/2010/1113/Global-leadership-Voters-launch-a-power-surge-of-women>.

 

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Reuters. Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Cristina Fernández De Kirchner. 2010. Photograph. Current Women Heads of State, Berlin. The Christian Science Monitor. 04 Nov. 2010. Web. 04 Dec. 2010. <http://www.csmonitor.com/CSM-Photo-Galleries/In-Pictures/Current-women-heads-of-state/%28photo%29/3>.

 

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Wong, Alex. President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham-Clinton. 2009. Photograph. Washington. Zimbio. 20 Apr. 2009. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/JD-H9YAKpBo/Sec+State+Clinton+Meets+President+Liberia/ruhWNBqCYL6/Ellen+Johnson+Sirleaf>.

 

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Reuters. Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir. 2010. Photograph. Current Women Heads of State, New York. The Christian Science Monitor. 04 Nov. 2010. Web. 04 Dec. 2010. <http://www.csmonitor.com/CSM-Photo-Galleries/In-Pictures/Current-women-heads-of-state/%28photo%29/6>.

 

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The Women

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א (Aleph). Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photograph. Wikipedia. 02 May 2008. Web. 05 Dec. 2010.                 <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Angela_Merkel_%282008%29.jpg>.

 

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Hla Hla Htay/AFP/Getty Images. Aung San Suu Kyi. Photograph. Guardian.co.uk. 02 Mar. 2010. Web. 05 Dec. 2010. <http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/mar/02/suu-kyi-loses-appeal>.

 

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Basafilm. Azra Jafari. Photograph. Wikipedia. 12 Jan. 2009. Web. 05 Dec. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Azra_Jafari_Mayor.JPG>.

 

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Cristina Fernandez De Kirchner. 2007. Photograph. Dailynews.com - Blogs. By Mariel Garza. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://www.insidesocal.com/friendlyfire/2007/10/argentinas-hillary.html>.

 

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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. Photograph. Awarness Times - Sierra Leone News and Information. 30   Mar. 2007. Web. 05 Dec. 2010. <http://news.sl/drwebsite/exec/view.cgi?archive=4&num=5623>.

 

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Top News. Hilary Clinton. Photograph. Treehugger - A Discovery Company. By Brian Merchant. 17 Dec. 2009. Web. 05 Dec. 2010. <http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/12/behind-hillary-clinton-100-billion-pledge-poor-nations-climate.php>.

 

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Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir. Photograph. La Ciudad Perdida De Nivorg. 26 Apr. 2009. Web. 05 Dec. 2010. <http://nivorg.blogspot.com/2009_04_01_archive.html>.

 

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Reuters. Prime Ministr Julia Gillard. 2010. Photograph. Current Women Heads of State, Jakarta. The Christian Science Monitor. 04 Nov. 2010. Web. 04 Dec. 2010. <http://www.csmonitor.com/CSM- Photo-Galleries/In-Pictures/Current-women-heads-of-state/(photo)/4>.

 

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Angela Merkel

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Thinkexist.com. 12 December 2010.

<http://en.thinkexist.com/quotation/never-before-in-my-political-life-have-i- been/443628.html>.

 

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Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photograph. TopNews.in. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://www.topnews.in/greece-unveils-convincing-measures-no-aid-yet-2255333>.

 

Biography

"Angela Merkel Biography." Biography.com. Web. 10 Dec. 2010. <http://www.biography.com/articles/Angela-Merkel-9406424>.

 

"Angela Merkel Biography." Lifestyle Lounge - Online Lifestyle Magazine. Web. 10 Dec. 2010. <http://lifestyle.iloveindia.com/lounge/angela-merkel-1511.html>.

 

"Angela Merkel Biography." Monsters and Critics. Web. 10 Dec. 2010. <http://www.monstersandcritics.com/people/Angela-Merkel/biography/>.

 

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Mathews, Amy Fearon. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany. 2005. "Before" - Oil Portraits of Current World Leaders From Their Childhood Photographs. Amy Fearon Mathews. Web. 10 Dec. 2010. <http://www.ameymathews.com/portfolios4.html>.

 

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Associated Press. Angela Merkel and Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Photograph. Spiegel Online International. 05 May 2005. Web. 11 Dec. 2010. <http://www.spiegel.de/international/0,1518,357226,00.html>.

 

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AFP. Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photograph. Mike's America. Blogger.com, 28 Sept. 2009. Web. 11 Dec. 2010. <http://mikesamerica.blogspot.com/2009_09_01_archive.html>.

 

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Aung San Suu Kyi

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Quote

Thinkexist.com. 12 December 2010.
<http://en.thinkexist.com/quotation/it-cannot-be-doubted-that-in-most-countries-today/587110.html>.

 

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Aung San Suu Kyi. Photograph. Famous People. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/aung-san-suu-kyi-11.php>.

 

Biography

"A Biography of Aung San Suu Kyi." The Burma Campaign UK. Web. 11 Dec. 2010. <http://www.burmacampaign.org.uk/index.php/burma/about-burma/about-burma/a-biography-of-aung-san-suu-kyi>.

 

"Aung San Suu Kyi Biography." Famous People in History. Web. 11 Dec. 2010. <http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/aung-san-suu-kyi-11.php>.

 

"Aung San Suu Kyi Biography & Timeline." Lifestyle Lounge - Online Lifestlye Magazine. Web. 11 Dec. 2010. <http://lifestyle.iloveindia.com/lounge/aung-san-su-kyi-1562.html>.

 

"Aung San Suu Kyi - Biography." Nobelprize.org. Web. 11 Dec. 2010. <http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1991/kyi-bio.html>.

 

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Aung San Suu Kyi and Her Family. Photograph. Save Burma. Comp. Lucian E. Marian. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://saveburma.wordpress.com/2009/01/>.

 

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Michael Aris and Aung San Suu Kyi. Photograph. Classical Iconoclast. Blogger.com. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://classical-iconoclast.blogspot.com/2010/05/dichterliebe-aung-san-suu-kyi.html>.

 

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Aung San Suu Kyi. 1988. Photograph. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.pbase.com/dassk/image/18211462/original>.

 

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Aung San Suu Kyi's Release. Photograph. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://morrisonworldnews.com/?p=32127>.

 

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Azra Jafari

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Motevalli, Golnar. "First Afghan Woman Mayor Says Women's Rights Worsened." Business News. Reuters India, 14 Jan. 2009. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://in.reuters.com/article/idINIndia- 37445920090114>.

 

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Masood, Ahmad. Azra Jafari. Photograph. Business News. Reuters India, 15 Jan. 2009. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://in.reuters.com/article/idINIndia-37445920090114>.

 

Biography

"Active Hazara Politicians in Afghanistan." Welcome To West Kabul. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://kabulboy.webs.com/biography.htm>.

 

"Azra Jafari." Afghanistan Cinema Club. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://www.cacakabul.org/Azra.htm>.

 

Motevalli, Golna. "First Afghan Woman Mayor Says Women's Rights Worsened." Business NewsReuters, 14 Jan. 2009. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://in.reuters.com/article/idINIndia-37445920090114?pageNumber=1>.

 

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Azra Jafari. Photograph. DVIDS. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://www.dvidshub.net/image/289148/combined-joint-special-operations-task-force-afghanistan>.

 

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Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

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Zimbio. 12 December 2010. <http://www.zimbio.com/Cristina+Fernandez+de+Kirchner/notes/1/Cristina+Fernandez+Quotes>.

 

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President Cristina Fernandez De Kirchner. Photograph. Peter Greenberg Worldwide. By Peter Greenberg.16 Feb. 2009. Web. 05 Dec. 2010. <http://www.petergreenberg.com/2009/02/16/presidents-day-the-globes-other-hottest-leaders/>.

 

Biography

"Biografía de Néstor Carlos Kirchner." Grupo Publispain. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://www.publispain.com/biografias/biografias/Nestor_Carlos_Kirchner.htm>.

 

"Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Biography." Juventud Rebelde. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://www.juventudrebelde.co.cu/international/2009-01-17/cristina-fernandez-de-kirchner-biography/>.

 

"Dr. Cristina Fernández De Kirchner." Council of Women World Leaders. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://www.cwwl.org/council/bio-fernandez-de-kirchner-cristina.html>.

 

"Fernández de Kirchner, Cristina." New World Encyclopedia. Web. 12 Dec. 2010.
<http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Cristina_Fernández_de_Kirchner#Early_life>.

 

"La Presidenta." Presidencia De La Nación Argentina. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://www.casarosada.gov.ar/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1450&Itemid=117>.

 

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Young Cristina Fernandez. Photograph. News. Chinaveiw.com. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2007-10/30/content_6974285.htm>.

 

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Nestor and Cristina Fernandez De Kirchner. Photograph. Asi Es La Vida. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://altheamd.wordpress.com/category/buenos-aires/>.

 

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Cristina Fernandez De Kirchner Victory. Photograph. WAVE. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.wavemagazine.net/arhiva/14/politics/argentina.htm>.

 

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Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

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Thinkexist.com. 12 December 2010.
<http://en.thinkexist.com/quotation/i-am-going-to-be-a-leader-and-a-president-who/500565.html>.

 

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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. Photograph. Africa in April. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.africainapril.org/aia/SierraLeone/history204.htm>.

 

Biography

"Biographical Brief of Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf." The Executive Mansion. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://www.emansion.gov.lr/content.php?sub=President's Biography&related=ThePresident>.

 

Boddy-Evans, Alistair. "Biography: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberia's 'Iron Lady'" African History. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://africanhistory.about.com/od/liberia/p/Sirleaf.htm>.

 

"Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Biography." Bio. True Story. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://www.biography.com/articles/Ellen-Johnson-Sirleaf-201269>.


"Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf - Political Leader/President of Liberia." Infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus. Free Online Reference, Research & Homework Help. — Infoplease.com. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://www.infoplease.com/biography/var/ellenjohnsonsirleaf.html>.

 

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Monsivais, Pablo Martinez. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Robert Zoellick. 2009. Photograph. Washington. Sulekha.com. Web. 19 Dec. 2010.

 

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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. Photograph. Academic Dictionaries and Encyclopedias. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/1248761>.

 

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Hillary Rodham-Clinton

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About.com Women’s History. 19 December 2010. <http://womenshistory.about.com/cs/quotes/a/qu_h_clinton.htm>.

 

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Hillary Rodham-Clinton. Photograph. Blogger.com. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://southern4life.blogspot.com/2010/04/supreme-court-justice-hillary-clinton.html>.

 

Biography

"Clinton, Hillary R." U.S. Department of State. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/biog/115321.htm>.

 

"Hillary Clinton Biography." Biography.com. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.biography.com/articles/Hillary-Clinton-9251306>.

 

"Hillary Clinton Biography." National First Ladies' Library. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.firstladies.org/biographies/firstladies.aspx?biography=43>.

 

"Hillary Rodham Clinton Biography." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.notablebiographies.com/Ch-Co/Clinton-Hillary-Rodham.html>.

 

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Hillary Clinton and Her Family. Photograph. FiveandDime.net. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.fiveanddime.net/hillary-clinton-for-president-in-2008/>.

 

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Hillary and Bill Clinton Wedding Photo. Photograph. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://redpillpolitics.com/page/2/>.

 

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Bill Clinton's Inauguration. Photograph. NYDailyNews.com. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/toplists/getting_the_bum_rush/getting_the_bum_rush.html>.

 

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Hillary Rodham-Clinton in Senate Race. Photograph. HowStuffWorks.com. Discovery. Web. 20 Dec. 2010. <http://history.howstuffworks.com/american-history/hillary-clinton2.htm>.

 

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Getty. President Obama with Secretary of State Rodham-Clinton. Photograph. Zimbio. 22 Sept. 2009. Web. 20 Dec. 2010. <http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/5_VHB74lL3I/Obama+Holds+Bilateral+Meeting+Russian+Pre                sident/F8LssxpS7JN/Hillary+Clinton>.

 

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Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir

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"Iceland’s PM Talks Women’s Rights in New York." Iceland Review Online. 24 Sept. 2010. Web. 20 Dec. 2010. <http://icelandreview.com/icelandreview/daily_news/?cat_id=16567&ew_0_a_id=367990>.

 

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Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir. Photograph. Blogger.com. Web. 20 Dec. 2010. <http://richardofravenhurst.blogspot.com/2009_01_01_archive.html>.

 

Biography

"Brief Biography: Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir." UK Gay News. 28 Jan. 2009. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.ukgaynews.org.uk/Archive/09/Jan/2801.htm>.

 

"Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir." Council of Women World Leaders. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.cwwl.org/council/bio-siguroardottir-johanna.html>.

 

"Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir (Prime Minister of Iceland)." Britannica Online Encyclopedia. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1511694/Johanna-Sigurdardottir>.

 

"Prime Minister of Iceland Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir." Prime Minister´s Office. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://eng.forsaetisraduneyti.is/minister/cv>.

 

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Johanna Sigurdardottir - Early Years. Photograph. Blogger.com. Web. 20 Dec. 2010. <http://gazeltv.blogspot.com/2010/04/17-women-that-manage-world.html>.

 

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Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir Wins Election. Photograph. NYTimes.com. By John F. Burns. 26 Apr. 2009. Web. 20 Dec. 2010. <http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/27/world/europe/27iceland.html?_r=1>.

 

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Julia Gillard

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Spicer, Tracey. "Julia Gillard and the Problem with Women." The Punch. 04 Aug. 2010. Web. 20 Dec. 2010. <http://www.thepunch.com.au/articles/the-problem-with-women/>.

 

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Strange, Ray. Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Photograph. The Australian. 26 June 2010. Web. 20 Dec. 2010. <http://www.theaustralian.com.au/politics/our-sudden-prime-minister/story-e6frgczf-1225884202210>.

 

Biography

"A Biography of Julia Gillard." Suite101.com: Online Magazine and Writers' Network. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.suite101.com/content/a-biography-of-julia-gillard-a269905>.

 

"About the PM." Prime Minister of Australia. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://www.pm.gov.au/Meet_the_PM/About_the_PM>.

 

"Biography for Gillard, the Hon. Julia Eileen." Parliment of Australia. Web. 19 Dec. 2010. <http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22handbook%2            Fallmps%2F83L%22>.

 

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Davies, James. Young Julia Gillard with Her Family. Photograph. The Telegraph. 07 Sept. 2010. Web. 20 Dec. 2010. <http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/australiaandthepacific/australia/7986229/Australia-election-Julia-Gillard-profile.html>.

 

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Smith, Kym. Prime Minister Julia Gillard's Swearing in Ceremony. Photograph. The Australian. Web. 20   Dec. 2010. <http://www.disclose.tv/forum/aussie-pm-swearing-in-features-masonic-thumb-on- knuckles-t31617.html>.

 

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