Loory: At election time in the United States, it is interesting to consider the political status of women around the world. There are woman leaders in Finland, Germany, Sri Lanka, Chile, Argentina and many other countries around the world. Half of the cabinet members in Spain are women. Here, the matter of whether a woman is electable for one of the two highest offices in the land is still on the table. Latin America is known for its male chauvinism, but the presidents of both Argentina and Chile are women. How are these two women getting along and how does their gender affect politics in those countries?
When it comes to women in high-level politics, the U.S. lags behind
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