Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
x Turn on thread page Beta

Is society on the cusp of banishing the 'Gender Pay Gap' myth? watch

    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    3
    ReputationRep:
    http://www.itv.com/news/2016-08-23/m...ildless-women/


    Research has discovered that mothers make less money that childless women.

    The study, carried out by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, found that on average, hourly pay rates for women are currently around 18% lower than for men. That compares with a gap of 23% in 2003 and 28% in 1993.However once women started a family, the gap widened consistently year by year so that by the time their first child had reached the age of 12, their hourly pay was 33% down on men.



    Seems to me that society is on the verge of discovering that the Gender Pay Gap is indeed a myth and that it is down to personal choices and factors rather than men/institutions holding women back... :holmes:
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    No they will moan about the 18%
 
 
 
Reply
Submit reply
Turn on thread page Beta
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Updated: August 23, 2016
Poll
Do you agree with the proposed ban on plastic straws and cotton buds?
Useful resources

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.