Breaking the Political Glass Ceiling: Women in Power Around the World

There's history in the making with the possibility for the first female President of the United States. 

If Hillary Clinton is elected president, she will be among many women around the world who have been the first in their position.

Take a look at the gallery above to see some of the women around the world who are breaking the political glass ceiling.

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