We know that gender pay discrimination isn’t a myth; it’s math. And the wage gap isn’t just a number. It represents families scrambling to pay for food, gas, housing, education, and child care. Each year AAUW recognizes Equal Pay Day to mark the date when women finally match men’s earnings for the same work during the past year. Equal Pay Day 2018 will occur on April 10 – marking an additional three+ months that women had to work to earn the same amount as men made.
Read more about pay inequity in the landmark research conducted by AAUW, Behind the Pay Gap.