Hillary Clinton is teaching the Mail On Sunday a thing or two about women's issues.
A long standing advocate for women's rights, she passionately declared her commitment at the Arkansas Democrats dinner and said: "I'm going to keep going... I'm going to keep fighting for equal pay for equal work."
The presidential candidate's speech began: "I know that when I talk about this, some people are going to think 'there she goes again with the women's issues'... well I am going to keep going, I believe it's so important for all of us"
"When women get ahead families get ahead and then America gets ahead...
"You know, paid leave, earned sick days, child care, these aren't women's issues, they're family issues, they're economic issues, they're American issues."
Clinton, returning to Arkansas where she began her political ascent, also drew critique of Republican policies denouncing them as "the party of the past".
She also hit out at the businessman and reality TV star, Donald Trump. Last week Clinton attacked the millionaire's stance on immigration.
The 67-year-old democratic candidate continues to hold a comfortable lead over rival Bernie Sanders. Among likely voters in the primary, CNN reports that 59% picked Clinton and 19% backed Sanders.
Clinton has also been vocal on women's rights on Twitter, supporting the 167th anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention, a milestone for equality:
167 years ago: The Seneca Falls Convention paved the way for women's equality. It's up to us to make it a reality for all. -H— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) July 19, 2015
Today marks the 167th anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention—a milestone for women's equality. pic.twitter.com/nOHCOkMoTf— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) July 20, 2015
The journey toward women's equality began 167 years ago in Seneca Falls, NY. Today, we must write its future. pic.twitter.com/lBQEdxYd91— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) July 19, 2015