Obama says women are 'indisputably' better at leading

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Obama says women are 'indisputably' better at leading

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Former President Barack Obama said there would be "significant improvement across the board" if countries were led by women.

"Now women, I just want you to know; you are not perfect, but what I can say pretty indisputably is that you're better than us (men)," the former commander in chief said Monday, while speaking at the Singapore Expo. "I'm absolutely confident that for two years, if every nation on Earth was run by women, you would see a significant improvement across the board on just about everything ... living standards and outcomes."

An Obama adviser confirmed the report to CNN. Obama also said during the expo that he would not take another political leadership role.

"If you look at the world and look at the problems, it's usually old people, usually old men, not getting out of the way," he said. "It is important for political leaders to try and remind themselves that you are there to do a job, but you are not there for life, you are not there in order to prop up your own sense of self-importance or your own power."

Click here to read the full article published by CNN on 16 December 2019.

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