Synopsis by Alice Day
Despite changes in the workplace and in modern society, women find themselves still secondary to men in wages and many other important areas. In Women: A True Story -- The Gender Tango, the challenges women face are met head on. Susan Sarandon hosts this series of six programs exploring the ways women all over the globe cope with problems of career and family. Some women cannot get past their looks, in a world that covets and rewards beauty, while others must assume the appearance of a man in order to succeed in their profession.