The first International Women’s Day, March 8, pushed for women’s right to vote, as well as rights to work, vocational training and discrimination-free workplaces.
Haven’t we won these battles? It’s the 21st century!
No. The economic gap between women and men is shockingly large in the U.S. Women’s yearly incomes average less than two-thirds of those of men. In other words, the average American man’s income is more than half again as much as the income of the average American woman.