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The Honoroable Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Women in the World Conference 2013. (Marc Bryan-Brown)

WOMEN IN THE WORLD

Hillary ‘Proud’ of Women’s Achievement

But still need more.

Hillary Clinton took the stage to open the second day of Newsweek and The Daily Beast’s Women in the World Summit on Friday and was introduced by Tina Brown as “the most extraordinary woman in the world.” “We can and should be proud of what we’ve achieved, but much of our advocacy is still rooted in a 20th-century, top-down frame. The world is changing beneath our feet, and it is past time to embrace a 21st-century approach to advancing the rights of women and girls at home and across the globe,” Clinton said. Clinton also paid tribute to Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban for wanting to go to school, and to the accomplishments of women in Libya and around the world. But she hinted that an “Indian Spring” may be coming after the death of a young woman who was gang-raped on a bus in Delhi at the end of 2012.

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