Sisters have been doing it for themselves for quite some time now. They have been granted equal rights, and have taken on many career paths which have been reserved for men. This is quite a step, considering that 100 years ago and less they were not allowed to vote.
Today we can look at someone like Hilary Clinton, who is quite a prominent figure in American Politics. The Portuguese equivalent to her would have to be Ana Gomes.
Well known and associated with the two billion Euro submarines that Portugal acquired.
Recently, she made a statement, emphasising that Portugal is in need of a female president. She also had Maria de Belém, the former Socialist minister for health in mind for the role.
Unfortunately, her suggestion has had little support as there are other favourites at the moment.
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