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The glass ceiling and other inequities cannot be separated from women's role as primary caregivers

By Shay Chan Hodges

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 07, 2014

~~<p>March was Women's History Month, and though the month is now over, it is essential that we continue to remember the women who were pivotal in Hawaii's history, especially those who improved the lives of working families.</p>
<p>While most people are aware of Patsy Mink's accomplishments, many are not as familiar with Harriet Bouslog, Hawaii's first female labor and civil rights attorney, or ILWU social worker Ah Quon McElrath. Yet like Mink, the significance of their achievements extends far beyond the advances they made as women.</p>
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March was Women's History Month, and though the month is now over, it is essential that we continue to remember the women who were pivotal in Hawaii's history, especially those who improved the lives of working families.

While most people are aware of Patsy Mink's accomplishments, many are not as familiar with Harriet Bouslog, Hawaii's first female labor and civil rights attorney, or ILWU social worker Ah Quon McElrath. Yet like Mink, the significance of their achievements extends far beyond the advances they made as women. Login for more...



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