What Progress Is Actually Being Made To Close The Gender Pay Gap?

It’s been over a year since the BBC revealed that its male employees earned, on average, 9% more than their female colleagues, sparking a debate that continues to rage just as passionately today as it did a year ago. In this time, the media has been awash with high profile businessmen and women, politicians and Hollywood film stars speaking out to raise awareness and pledging to combat the injustice of the gender pay gap.

And it’s a debate which needs to happen. The fact that in the vast majority of industries and professions, women receive lower pay than men is a deeply rooted issue and the narrative that it’s no longer acceptable for women to receive lower pay has snowballed…

Read the full article on the Huffington Post.

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