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About Gender Equal Pay

What is the Gender Pay Gap? The gender pay gap is the difference between what men and women are typically paid. Research shows that across demographics and workplaces women are consistently paid less than men in the United States and around the world. The causes of the gender pay gap are complex since gender norms affect how we choose and value work. Men, for…

What is Equal Pay Day?

In 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Law, which made it illegal to pay women lower rates for the same job as their male counterparts on the basis of gender. At the time, women earned 59 percent of men’s wages. In honor of Equal Pay Day, we recommend reading the following stories to learn more: CNN: Salesforce…

#SOWF Recap: Unveiling the State of the World’s Fathers UN Launch

“Achieving gender equality requires a reconfiguration of power relations. That includes redefining our deeply-ingrained perceptions of masculinity and fatherhood. Fathers can help break the cycle of violence and discrimination against women by modeling equality, respect for diversity, empathy, and human rights of the next generation.” Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director UN Women. The MenCare Campaign was led in collaboration with the…