Informative Speech

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INFORMATIVE SPEECH (David Hurt, COM 108) Low Pay for Women Compared to Men in America How much did you pay for your car? Did you know that the difference between an average man and women’s salary is enough to purchases a new automobile in America. Below I’m going to discuss the pay gaps, Educational aspects with men and women, and why this issue is world wide. In order to better understand this issue of pay between men and women look at your wife’s or husband’s pay and you’ll see the difference. So, let's go through the differences and see what it leads us to. A. What causes pay Gaps. 1. Discrimination in the work place. What is discrimination you ask well it is the treatment or consideration of, or making…show more content…
While some pay equity progress has been made primarily in developed countries in Canada and Europe, for the most part, existing labor market mechanisms have not made significant progress in remedying this global gender pay gap. 2. PAY EQUITY Is The Development of a Fundamental Human Rights. The imperatives for securing pay equity for women’s work start with the fundamental human right to be free from gender discrimination in the payment of work. Apart from this overarching right and obligation, there are also compelling arguments supporting pay equity as both a short and long term economic and development requirement. 3. The International Pay Equity Standards The principle of equal pay for work of equal value or pay equity must be guaranteed, requiring that women’s work where comparable to men’s work must receive equal pay; Equal pay for work of equal value is a fundamental labor standard of the highest priority, necessary for building a sustainable, just and developed society; Governments should enact pay equity mechanisms covering both the public and private sector to ensure that the full and practical realization of the right is guaranteed and achieved “without delay”, with the necessary mobilization of adequate resources to achieve that goal; Pay equity must break the cycle of systemic discrimination by providing a framework

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