Women are losing thousands of dollars a month due to the gender pay gap – UN report

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Women earn only 81 cents for every dollar men earn hourly, a significant gender pay gap, according to the UN.This 19% pay gap is due to factors like age, education, job, and occupation.The report warns that without action, 340 million women (8% of the female population) may face extreme poverty by 2030.According to a new analysis by the United Nations, women working full-time year-round are paid just 81 for every $1 earned by men on an hourly basis. The report states that the gender pay gap (19 per cent) exists due to factors like age, education, occupation, and job type. According to the repo…

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