Hillary Clinton issues 'challenge' for International Women's Day
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonCornyn spox: Neera Tanden has 'no chance' of being confirmed as Biden's OMB pick Groups seek to get Black vote out for Democrats in Georgia runoffs Biden's political position is tougher than Trump's MORE, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, issued a challenge to her followers on Twitter in honor of International Women’s Day on Friday.

“For #InternationalWomensDay, I'm issuing you a challenge,” Clinton began in a tweet on Friday morning. “We know that when women run for office, they're elected at the same rate as men.”

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“But not as many women run as men — often because people don't ask women to run as often as they ask men,” she continued.

“So think of a woman you know who should run for office. Then take a moment today to ask her to do it,” Clinton wrote. 

The former secretary of State then went on to list a few resources for women who are interested in running for office.

“Tell her she'll have help from @emergeamerica, @emilyslist, @runforsomething, and you,” Clinton wrote. “With one question, you could start something pretty big.”

Clinton made history in 2016 by becoming the first woman to be the presidential nominee of a major political party.

Since the 2016 presidential election, women have run for and been elected to office in historic numbers.

The current number of women in Congress is at a record high 127, which is up from 110 in the last session. A quarter of the Senate is now female and there are 102 female lawmakers in the House.