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An attendee dressed as Wonder Woman poses at New York Comic Con at the Javits Center on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Wonder Woman was named an honorary U.N. ambassador and some people are pissed about it


The United Nations named Wonder Woman an honorary ambassador to empower women and young girls.

The fictional lasso twirling superhero was appointed on Friday in a ceremony.

It's part of the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 5 campaign to "achieve gender equality for women and girls everywhere."

The appointment comes on the 75th anniversary of the the DC Comics super-heroine.

The campaign is meant to support those "who are wonder women in their own right, and the men and boys who support their struggle for gender equality."

Some people were truly delighted about the campaign.

Others were pretty disappointed and downright pissed about it.

Some felt the UN should have picked a real woman, instead of a fictional character.

Critics have also argued Wonder Woman supports the objectification of women.

Was the United Nations right to pick Wonder Woman?

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