The feminist movement has made gigantic strides over the years—but nearly a century since women were given the right to vote, the sad fact of the matter is: We’ve still got lots of work to do. Here, the shocking ways women aren’t yet equal to men in America.
14. Women of all ages are, in fact, more likely than men to live below the poverty line.
Across the U.S., 15.5% of women live in poverty compared with 11.9% of men, according to a report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. That number worsens for black, Hispanic and Native American women. Worldwide, the majority of the more than 1 billion people living in poverty are women, according to the U.N.