Although the United States has seen a rise of women political figures such as Hillary Clinton and Loretta Lynch, it remains a remarkably difficult place for women in many walks of life.
For every one of Sheryl Sandberg's exhortations to "lean in," there's someone like former American Apparel CEO Dov Charney, for whom the term in relation to females is completely different.
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