Women are the only demographic to have a direct influence on the trajectory of history.
And while the world’s political system is still largely a male one, there is no denying that women have made a significant impact on the way we live our lives.
For the past half-century, the Women’s Movement has been a force for change in the world.
It’s an important reminder that women can and do play a vital role in society, but their place is limited.
This article originally appeared in the March 2018 issue of The Wall St. Journal.
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