Working mother Sixty-one percent of women said that men still do not accept women as equals in the workplace –– the exact same result as a similar poll in 1999. (Photo: Shutterstock)

America has come a long way in its views on working women in the 21st century.

In a recent WSJ/NBC survey, 78 percent of Americans said that it was a positive development that women have increasingly embraced careers while raising children. That amounts to a whopping 32-point rise since 2000, when only 46 percent judged that the trend towards working mothers positively.

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