Even today, women still earn only 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. Groundbreaking research from The Shriver Report shows that closing the wage gap would not only help women and families make ends meet, but that it would also provide important benefits to the economy. http://equitablegrowth.org/expanding-economic-opportunity-women-families/
I really like this photo because of what it represents. So many women gathered together to fight for equality. The words "A woman's place is everywhere," really speaks to the heart of every women. If they are ever questioning where they belong or where they should go, they just have to remember that their place is everywhere and anywhere they think they should be. (15)
Please use this paycheck for your #UnequalPaycheck selfie if you are Latina. Tweet and post your selfie on April 12, Equal Pay Day, with the hashtags #UnequalPaycheck and #EqualPay to raise awareness about the wage gap. And don't forget to attend our Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/212408139115727!
April 12, 2016 is the twentieth annual Equal Pay Day, a holiday designed to create awareness about the pay gap between men and women in the United States. Equal Pay Day doesn't fall on the same day each year, and its date is not picked at random — ra