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Chile's Bachelet to head new U.N. women's entity

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment of former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday to head a new U.N. body that will seek to improve the lives of women and girls around the world.Full story

Ex-Chilean president to head UN agency for women

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment Tuesday of Chile's former president Michelle Bachelet to head the U.N. agency to promote women's equality, saying she will bring "dynamic global leadership" to the new post. Full story

Ex-Chilean President to head UN agency

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he's appointing former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to head the United Nations' new agency for promoting women's equality. Full story

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