AAUW study: Gender pay gap persists

The Ammerican Association of University Women has just released  Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation, a study showing that recent female college graduates receive, on average, only 82 percent of their male peers in equivalent jobs.  Also, women who are working full-time one year out of college are spending 15 percent of their earnings to repay student loans.

You can read the report summary here.

And then there’s this: The United States comes in 22nd out of 135 countries in the 2012 Global Gender Gap Report conducted by the World Economic Forum.



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