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Those who first predicted the 21st century would be the century of women back in the mid-70s’ guessed correctly. It is increasingly common to see women holding positions of power, breaking stereotypes and leading with confidence. However, even remarkable futurologist Alvin Toffler or feminist Betty Friedan, among others, didn’t imagine the change would take place in such a short period of time, or in such an astounding way. Until just a century ago, the majority of women on the planet lacked the rights to vote, make decisions about their own bodies or file for divorce. In the United States, the first class of women physicians graduated in 1841. In most Latin American countries, however—the five exceptions being Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba and Mexico—women had to wait until the 20th Century before they could access university education.