The Gender Pay Gap

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Around the world, society is unequal, one example is the gender wage gap. Women are paid leviathan percents less than men, only because of gender. When analysing the evidence of how starting to bring awareness to social inequities and raising awareness at a local level can turn global and change the world, one can see the history of the problem, the localness of the problem, and the global problem by examining a single inequality such as the gender pay-gap. Evaluating the quagmire of the gender wage-gap and the cincher of the history of the predicament can change one’s views and effect how to solve the issue. To start, in 2016, women were paid 20% less than men for a full-time job. However, the pay change has amassed since 1960. With the rate it is at now, it will likely only be fully egalitarian by 2059. But, in recent years the process is slowing down, it could be pushed up to 2119. Location is also a key factor in the pay caesura between men and women; New York is closer to equality with women getting paid 89% of men, while the lowest is in Louisiana, where the gap is as low as 70% difference between women and men. Asian women, however, have the lowest pay gap, especially compared to Hispanic women, who were paid 54% of what white men were paid, found in 2016. Six in ten women (58%) work in low-wage jobs that typically pay less than $11 per hour and 69% of those usually pay less than ten dollars per hour. Low-wage jobs, such as child care workers and fast food workers,

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