Here are the seven things that every woman should know according to Bustle: 1) Women Make 79 Cents For Every Dollar Earned By Men 2) Women Will Have To Wait Another 44 Years At This Rate 3) The Gender Wage Gap Hurts Children, Too 4) Women Of Color Are More Heavily Affected 5) The Pay […]Read more "7 wage gap statistics every woman should know"
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There is currently no country in the world where women are being paid the same as men for the same work. Who falls the furthest behind might surprise you as well. The U.S. ranked 65th in wage equality among 142 other countries according to a report by the World Economic Forum. In the same report […]Read more "The wait may be longer than we think: Gender wage gap in other countries"
Wyoming holds the biggest wage gap in the U.S. with women only earning 64 cents to every dollar that men earn. A collective $2.1 billion is lost by Wyoming women every year and more than one fourth of female led households of Wyoming’s population earn below the poverty level. Women in every state face a gender […]Read more "Wyoming falls the furthest down in the wage gap"
Ivanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton took to social media Tuesday to talk about Equal Pay Day. Equal Pay Day, which was was created in 1996, is celebrated on a selected Tuesday in April every year. The month of April was chosen to “symbolize how far into the year women need to work to make what men […]Read more "Ivanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton can agree on one thing"
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The wage gap among genders has consistently been an issue in the United States, with women unfairly being paid less than their male counterparts. However, this issue has become even more prominent with the election of President Donald Trump. The president and other conservatives have neglected or straight out opposed policies that would help close […]Read more "Is there trouble in allowing equal pay to women?"