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Sheryl Sandberg: I Embrace The Word 'Feminism'

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Sheryl Sandberg hasn't always loved the word "feminism," but she's come around on it.

When the Facebook COO dropped by HuffPost Live to chat about her new book, Lean In: For Graduates, she explained her stance on being a feminist to host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani.

"I embrace the word 'feminism.' I didn't do it earlier in my career and I talk about why in the book, but I embrace it now because what feminism is, is a belief that the world should be equal, that men and women should have equal opportunity," Sandberg said.

And she doesn't think feminism is a banner to be carried only by women.

"If you understand that definition, it's incumbent upon all of us to be feminists -- men and women," she said.

See the full HuffPost Live conversation with Sheryl Sandberg below.

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