How Long Till Equality?

American women take stock and step up the pace

And yet. All the gain is on the near side of that first simple word, all the distance lies right beyond the second.

There are more women working now than ever before, more women in politics, more teaching, more learning. And yet.

Most of the women hold down-scale jobs and draw salaries smaller than a man's for the same work; many live below the poverty line. The majority of American college students now are women, and yet the faculties instructing them are still mostly male. There are, all together, more women in state legislatures, more in the House and...

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