How to Close the Gender Pay Gap in Five – Difficult – Steps

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How to Close the Gender Pay Gap in Five – Difficult – Steps
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So you could think that closing the gender pay gap is perhaps, finally, on the horizon. But nothing could be further from the truth. At the current rate of progress, worldwide it will take 170 years to close the economic gap between men and women.

Solving this problem will require more than legislating that employees receive equal pay for equal work. Many factors contribute to the gap in men and women’s earnings. 

Such a complex problem cannot be solved with one new law; it must be confronted on many different fronts at the same time. We have put together some of the most important ideas countries around the world are using to speed up the 170 year crawl.