Wednesday April 1, 2020

On the 109th International Women’s Day, we still have a long way to go

The end of Elizabeth Warren’s presidential primary campaign is just one development that shows the obstacles to women achieving equality

6th March, 2020
Elizabeth Warren announces the suspension of her presidential campaign on Thursday. The senator started the campaign with high hopes but was beaten into third place in her home state. Picture: AFP via Getty Images

This week, celebrations of International Women’s Day happen to have coincided with the end of Elizabeth Warren’s campaign to be the Democratic candidate to run against Donald Trump. Tulsi Gabbard remains in the race, a very distant third between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, but the fact is the winner of November’s presidential election will be a man.


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