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.
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…
(gif set) "Okay, so it seems like we either address the root of this problem and fight entrenched sexism in our society, or all women simply change their names to John." ||| Gender Wage Gap ||| John Oliver - Last Week Tonight
1st My thighs touch AND I DON'T CARE. I love my curves and no one can convince me not to. 2nd Look up the pay gap between men and women and what that money could pay for and TRY to tell me there's nothing wrong with the gendered pay gap, I DARE you.
WHITE women work 59 days for free. Black women, 94 days Hispanic women 117 days. Put another way, it's as if after July 21 (Hispanic women) August 21 (Black women) or October 16 (white women) don't receive a paycheck. Annually.