10/17/2012 10:53 am ET

Binders Full of Women Aren't Enough To Solve Pay Inequality

After two debates with almost no mention of women—even the abortion question in the vice presidential debate framed the issue as one of men's personal beliefs instead of women's rights—we finally got a solid question about equal pay from an audience member in the town hall presidential debate.

QUESTION: In what new ways to you intend to rectify the inequalities in the workplace, specifically regarding females making only 72 percent of what their male counterparts earn?

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