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Canadian Prime Minister Uses the' F' Word

Feminism shouldn't be a dirty word, according to Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister

"We shouldn't be afraid to use the word feminist. Men and women should use it to describe themselves whenever they want," Trudeau shared while speaking on gender parity at the World Economic Forum in Davos last week.

Trudeau made waves when he appointed a gender-balanced cabinet of 15 men and 15 women to his leadership team after he became prime minister in November.

"I personally convinced a number of extraordinary women to step forward, as well as a number of extraordinary men, at a time when politics can be very very divisive," he said.

The World Economic Forum boasted speakers like Vice President Joe Biden, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, noted philanthropist Melinda Gates along with Trudeau.

"Even within our own society, if you look back 50 years or if you leaf through a magazine from the 70s, you see horrific sexism that is overt in a way that would be unacceptable today," he said.

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