“In psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental stress or discomfort experienced by an individual who holds two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or values at the same time, or is confronted by new information that conflicts with existing beliefs, ideas, or values” 376 more words
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This topic keeps coming up in the news, on social media, in fact, everywhere. It is now common knowledge that many women who do the same jobs as men (and sometimes better) get paid less due to their gender. 349 more words
Here are just a few reasons on why we still need feminism. If you’re familiar with the basic principles, great! Join the conversation! If you’re not, get that pencil and paper out because it’s time to take some notes. 715 more words
As women gain equal ground on many stages and promote equality in wonderfully influential ways–see my obsession with Emma Watson and Bonnie Wright or the potential to have a woman as president for the first time in history–there’s one battleground where women are making gains, but continue to lose: women’s sports. 2,041 more words
Recently, Conservative MP Joan Crockatt has been highly criticized for her remarks regarding the pay gap in Canada.
Crockatt stated that “Women are choosing professions that aren’t as high-paying, and some of that is completely understandable and by choice, but if women want higher paying jobs, those jobs are out there waiting for them” 858 more words
WASHINGTON (CBS DC/AP)– Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy introduced a Senate resolution today calling on the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to step up and pay women soccer players equally as their male counterparts. 158 more words