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Words from the World's First Women in Power

Even with all the heat that comes with any election season, it is important to slow down and remember the history that's being made.

Last night in particular, a woman participated in a presidential debate for the first time in American history.

But just as Hillary Clinton is doing this in the States, many have done so abroad.

Meet some of the women around the world who have shattered their nation's political ceilings, and see how their powerful words have made history.

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

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