Gloria Steinem Awarded Medal of Freedom

The writer and feminist organizer has been fighting for women's issues for more than four decades.
1:06 | 11/20/13

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A trailblazing writer and feminist organizer. Gloria Steinem has been at the forefront of the fight for equality and social justice for more than four decades. Instrumental to a broad range of initiatives and issues from establishing ms. magazine. And take our daughters to work day to pushing for women's self empowerment. And an end to sex trafficking. She has promoted lasting political and social change in America and abroad. Through her reporting and speaking she has shaped debates on the intersection of sex and race. Brought critical problems to national attention and forged new opportunities for women in media. Gloria Steinem continues. To move us all to take up the calls of reaching for a more just tomorrow.

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