In the spirit of the Fourth of July, IWF’s Halima Karzai takes a look at the liberties that women enjoy in the U.S. and some of the challenges that women around the world continue to face.  Here’s a snippet:

Almost 90 years ago, women in the U.S. were granted the right to vote and had limited access to education and employment.  Today, Women in the U.S. are reaching the height of political power, are working in high-level positions, and are fulfilling roles once seen as appropriate for only men.

American women are among the lucky few.  Across the globe, many women wish they had access to the rights and protections that women in the United States view as ordinary. 

More here.