Sometimes, when I look back at the work women did — women like Gloria Steinem, Shirley Chisholm, Betty Friedan — I think of all of us as pioneers, hacking a trail through the wild. So now, after all the marches and the consciousness-raising and the law changing, it's up to the next generation to protect the hard-won rights of women everywhere. These rights have to be defended and protected with vigilance, or they'll be chipped away. It's no different than our democracy. We must be ever-vigilant for both.