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A Look At Women In The U.S. Workforce

A Look At Women In The U.S. Workforce

Women have been breaking all sorts of glass ceilings recently.

At the 2016 Rio Olympics, U.S. women took home more gold medals than anybody else. Beyoncé was nominated for 11 VMA awards this year and took home eight, setting a record for VMA wins (and the #BeyHive rejoiced). And of course, this summer Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party. That's never happened in our nation's 240 year history.

And for everyday working women, a lot has changed for the better, too. Wages have increased and some women even now generally earn more than men.

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