Equality for Women: Still an Issue

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Equality for Women: Still an Issue
     There are many women in the U.S. who continue to complain that the so-called “Affirmative Action” legislation years ago brought more equal rights to minorities- men of color- than it did to women. While there is no doubt that there are fewer women chief executives or board members of the country’s largest corporations, it is also a fact that women are paid less, on average, than men doing the very same jobs. While historically, women have all too often been called “the weaker sex” nowhere is this more evident still today in the 21st Century, than in employment. The Internet, using 
Google
 and electronic references from the local library provide proof.
     Here are some disturbing facts about job...
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.....ONEY HOLDS
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