30 Issues in 30 Days: Equal Pay for Equal Work

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Lilly Ledbetter, advocate for pay equity and the inspiration for the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007 (pdf), talks about facing sex discrimination -- and the challenges facing working women.

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Carrie Lukas, vice president for policy and economics at the Independent Women's Forum, and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney debate the need for pay equity legislation in 2008.

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Inger Arenander, senior political commentator at Swedish Radio, explains how equal pay works in Sweden and what the US might learn from their system.