Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 11:00 pm (Updated: August 26, 12:00 am)
By MARIANNE HILL
Women’s Equality Day, Aug. 26, is both a celebration of women’s progress and a reminder that equality remains a goal, not a reality.
On this day in 1920, women gained the right to vote under the 19th Amendment.
Today, more than 90 years later, the struggle to advance women’s rights is concentrated on the economic front — with an end to discrimination against women in the labor force a critical, and hotly debated, objective.
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