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Hollyweird actress worth $40 million whines about pay inequality

Note to Swank: Many women in the real world negotiate their own salaries. Negotiating is a skill you learn. Maybe you should hire an agent who can negotiate on your behalf by playing some hardball. 361 more words


Achieving Gender Equality though Economic Empowerment

A Call to Action

In September 2016, the United Nation’s High-Level Panel for Women’s Economic Empowerment released its first report on the actions necessary to close the global gender gap in economic empowerment. 572 more words


Weekend News & Commentary — October 15-16, 2016

After a long stretch of stagnating sales and customer dissatisfaction, Walmart recently reported an uptick in business.  How did it do it?  Higher wages for its workers, … 253 more words

On Labor

A pharmacy says it's charging a 7% "man tax" to close the gender gap

Being a woman can be expensive. Not only do ladies earn just 79% of what their male counterparts do, they also pay the “pink tax”—the extra cost tacked onto “women’s” products in everything from personal care to car maintenance. 389 more words

Drawing 100 heroic women in 100 days

Drawing courtesy of Rori.

Rori, an artist in St. Louis, received a Facebook message from someone she doesn’t know a few weeks ago. The note urged her to draw a portrait of someone named Azucena Villaflor. 979 more words