Wal-Mart unveils 5-year plan to improve lives of women

Wal-Mart said Tuesday it will spend $20 billion in the next five years to purchase products from women-owned companies in the U.S. and also vowed to double what it currently spends with women-owned businesses in other countries. The chain, which saw a class-action suit by women employees thrown out but may still face individual discrimination lawsuits, also said it will work to increase the number of women in top jobs at its largest suppliers.

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