08/27/2014 09:51 am ET

How Men Can Help Achieve Women's Economic Equality

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Tuesday, August 26, is the Congressionally designated day to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920 giving women the right to vote and to take stock of women’s progress in gaining full equality. While women have in fact made many strides since the 1920s, making up nearly half the work force, closing the gender wage gap, and gaining more seats of power in today’s companies, there is, in President Obama’s words, “more work to do.”

Women have been waging campaigns, voting, and otherwise fighting for equal footing in the economy. But it may be time for men to step up and join them in some key ways.

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