is Women's History Month and this March comes on the heels of the 50th
anniversary of the publication of what is widely considered a seminal work of
American feminism, Betty Friedan's "The Feminine
Mystique." Much has changed since Friedan first wrote
her book in the 1960's and much has not. To wit: the New York Times recently
ran a fascinating opinion piece titled, "Why Gender
Equality Stalled." Has gender equality stalled? Read the piece
and draw your own conclusions. But no matter your viewpoint, what is without
dispute is that women make up nearly half of the American workforce and are on
track to be an even larger percentage in coming years.
to the U.S. Department of Labor, women in the workforce in 2010:
Here's to the women
who make work work, both at home and in the workforce.
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