Women On 20s wants a female face on paper currency in time for the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment
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Money, it seems, is something of a boys’ club. George, Abraham, Andrew, and (if we’re lucky) Benjamin stare out at us from our wallets without a single female counterpoint to offset the unanimously Y-chromosomal state of our paper currency. But, with the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment (that’d be the one prohibiting any U.S. citizen from being denied the right to vote based on their sex) on the horizon in 2020, there’s a new campaign underway to bring some much-needed female perspective to our money problems: Specifically, by replacing Andrew Jackson with a woman on the twenty dollar bill.