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100 Women: Emma Bonino asks 'Do powerful women ever get an easy life?'

25 October 2013 Last updated at 13:06 BST

Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino says she does not know of anywhere in the world where powerful women have an easy life.

In a heated discussion with BBC HARDtalk's Zeinab Badawi, the minister, from Italy's Radical Liberal party argues her country has made progress but still has some way to go.

She said: "Is there a place where there is an easy life for women in power? If you know one, name it."

She said that her country's Integration Minister, Cecile Kyenge, who was insulted "every day", was making a "major change" in her country.