Federal government websites often end in. The site is secure. View text version of median annual earnings by sex time series. Notesings are based on median annual earnings of full-time, year-round workers, 15 years old and over beginning in March, , and age 14 years old and over as of March of the following year for previous years. Before earnings are for civilian workers only.
Remarks by the President on Equal Pay for Equal Work
Emma Watson's UN Speech on Gender Equality
I got mad at myself. I failed as a negotiator because I gave up early. Lenny has been in publication for only a couple of weeks, but it has already recruited some of the most visible women in politics and entertainment to grapple with issues related to feminism, sexuality and sexism. Women in the United States make 78 cents for every dollar a man makes.
President Obama Announces Rules for Closing Gender Pay Gap
Gender pay gaps persist around the world, including in the United States. Equality in pay has improved in the US since when women earned about 62 percent as much as men. However, in this figure has declined to The Great Recession of affected men and women differently. Men lost more jobs than women in the recession but also experienced a steadier recovery.
On Sep. In doing so, she launched the HeForShe initiative, which aims to get men and boys to join the feminist fight for gender equality. In the speech, Watson made the important point that in order for gender equality to be achieved, harmful and destructive stereotypes of masculinity and behavioral expectations for boys and men have got to change. Emma Watson is a British actress and model born in , who is best known for her year stint as Hermione Granger in the eight Harry Potter movies.