2016’s Best & Worst States for Women

Wed, Mar 2, 2016 - 8:00am

Not every woman aspires to glass-slipper dreams. Some prefer instead to shatter the proverbial glass ceiling — and countless have. Today, we celebrate women for their independence and remarkable strides in society. Many have risen to the top as industry pioneers, government leaders, world-class athletes and heads of their own households, among other important roles to which historically tight gender standards limited their reach or imagination.

But even as women outnumber men in all but nine states today,...