The Equal Pay Act that Kennedy signed in 1963 prohibited “discrimination on account of sex in the payment of wages by employers engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce.” Yet a half  century later, in the first three months of 2012, women still earned only 82.2 percent of what men earned. That’s comparing the “usual median weekly earnings” of full-time employees. Comparing annual pay of full-time, year-round workers, women earned only 77 percent of what men earned in…

Shortchanged: Why Women Get Paid Less Than Men

The Equal Pay Act that Kennedy signed in 1963 prohibited “discrimination on account of sex in the payment of wages by employers engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce.” Yet a half century later, in the first three months of 2012, women still earned only 82.2 percent of what men earned. That’s comparing the “usual median weekly earnings” of full-time employees. Comparing annual pay of full-time, year-round workers, women earned only 77 percent of what men earned in…

In accordance with the White House, full-time working women earn 77% of what their male counterparts earn. Ultimately, this implies that women must work an additional 3 months in order to earn what men did in the previous year.  This pin acts as a visual display for the multiple ways in which women are discriminated against for simply gender. In a world where women are beginning to rely less on men for financial prospects, we should strive towards pay equity. This step is claims making.

Get your sledge hammers out, ladies – we need to smash through that glass ceiling!

In accordance with the White House, full-time working women earn 77% of what their male counterparts earn. Ultimately, this implies that women must work an additional 3 months in order to earn what men did in the previous year. This pin acts as a visual display for the multiple ways in which women are discriminated against for simply gender. In a world where women are beginning to rely less on men for financial prospects, we should strive towards pay equity. This step is claims making.

Boots has admitted it was wrong to use separate in-store signs labelling girls' and boys' toys – putting Science museum toys in the latter category. Author Megan Peel, told the Guardian she had emailed Ian Blatchford, the director of the Science Museum, to make him aware of how Boots was marketing the toys. "He replied within 10 minutes, copying in the head of trading and asking him to investigate immediately. He also mentioned that they had a large festival celebrating women in science...

Boots removes gender signs for toys

Boots has admitted it was wrong to use separate in-store signs labelling girls' and boys' toys – putting Science museum toys in the latter category. Author Megan Peel, told the Guardian she had emailed Ian Blatchford, the director of the Science Museum, to make him aware of how Boots was marketing the toys. "He replied within 10 minutes, copying in the head of trading and asking him to investigate immediately. He also mentioned that they had a large festival celebrating women in science...

Image shows drawings of males and females with the gender signs in place of their heads.

Image shows drawings of males and females with the gender signs in place of their heads.

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