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Gender Inequality in America

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Gender Inequality In America

"Social process by which people are treated differently and disadvantageously, under similar circumstances, on the basis of gender. "

Gender Inequality

Due to Gender Inequality, we see many cases of male dominant occupations such as plumbing getting paid more than female dominant occupations.

Gender Inequality On Full Display

This chart shows a substantial amount of male plumbers to female plumbers working in the United States.

Fact sheet -Gender Inequality

"less than 1 percent of 77,000 U.S. ironworkers and steelworkers are  female."

"Not a single Republican Senator voted for the Paycheck Fairness Act, which is a bill proposed to close the pay gap between men and women. This bill provides men and women to get equal pay while working the same amount of time. " 

"Though women comprise more than 50% of the world's population, they only own 1% of the world's wealth."

Although men are getting paid more than women, "for every 100 degrees men got last year, women got 140"

"According to a 2012 Census Bureau report, for every dollar a man earned, women made 77 cents."

The United States is ranked 19th among other countries in the world  in terms of gender wage gap.

A 2012 study found that female CEOs and directors earned 42% less than their male counterparts "

United States currently doesent have a female president

What can happen if  gender Inequality is abolished??

We are all equal!!

"A Goldman Sachs report found that reducing barriers to women’s participation in the labor force would increase America’s GDP( Gross Domestic Product) by 9%",

"Multiple studies have shown that women spend more of their earned income on food, healthcare, home improvement and schooling. In other words, empowering women has a multiplier effect, leading to more job growth and stronger local economies."

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