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US Women Make Strides Toward Equality, But Work Remains

The beginnings of International Women’s Day — a mass protest by thousands of women in New York City seeking better pay and working conditions, and the right to vote — has evolved into a day to take stock of the progress made toward gender equality as well as issues that still need to be addressed. The United Nations views gender equality – the view that women and men have equal value and should be afforded equal treatment -- as a human right. Yet despite a more than 100-year history...

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