While achieving progress on national work-life and anti-discrimination policies has been all but politically impossible in the United States in the past few decades, industrialized and developing coun
The Global Gender Gap Index reveals that all countries can do more to close the gender gap. Across the Index, there are only five countries that have closed 80% of the gap or more. In addition, there
A comparison of the average income p.c. over 89 countries worldwide
It's been going on for longer than you think
Work done by women pays less because women do it, research shows.
Working women are paid less than working men. A large body of research accounts for, diagnoses, and investigates this “gender pay gap.” But this literature often becomes unwieldy for lay readers, and
Hypothesis: Scientists have a superior ability to root out gender bias in their labs because they are trained to rigorously reject subjective criteria.
WASHINGTON – Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), Ranking Member of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), today released a new report examining the gender pay gap and its long-term effects on wome
Mothers face penalties in hiring, starting salaries, and perceived competence while fathers can benefit from being a parent.
The Trump administration has stopped an Obama-era rule requiring large companies to report how much they pay workers by race and gender.
Here's why we recognize Equal Pay Day every year.
“It is fitting that with the very first bill I sign…we are upholding one of this nation’s first principles: that we are all created equal and each deserve a chance to pursue our own version of happi