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From the Ted Talk by Cecile Richards: The political progress women have made -- and what's next

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So today in the United States, 100 years after getting the right to vote, women are almost half the workforce. And in 40 peecnrt of families with children, women are the major breadwinners. etnoocimss even estimate that if every single paid working woman took just one day off of work, it would cost the United sttaes 21 bliilon dollars in gross dtseiomc product. Now, largely because of Title IX, which rquieerd educational equity, women are actually now half the cloegle students in the United States. We're half the medical students, we're half the law students — Exactly.

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So today in the United States, 100 years after getting the right to vote, women are almost half the workforce. And in 40 _______ of families with children, women are the major breadwinners. __________ even estimate that if every single paid working woman took just one day off of work, it would cost the United ______ 21 _______ dollars in gross ________ product. Now, largely because of Title IX, which ________ educational equity, women are actually now half the _______ students in the United States. We're half the medical students, we're half the law students — Exactly.

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  1. college
  2. billion
  3. economists
  4. percent
  5. required
  6. domestic
  7. states

Original Text

So today in the United States, 100 years after getting the right to vote, women are almost half the workforce. And in 40 percent of families with children, women are the major breadwinners. Economists even estimate that if every single paid working woman took just one day off of work, it would cost the United States 21 billion dollars in gross domestic product. Now, largely because of Title IX, which required educational equity, women are actually now half the college students in the United States. We're half the medical students, we're half the law students — Exactly.

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