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Gender Pay Gap

7 Things We Know About Getting Men Involved in Gender Equality

Gary Barker, Ph.D. | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Gary Barker, Ph.D.

Even though we're seeing the first serious contender for a female head of state in the United States, and high box office sales from a romantic comedy with a complex female protagonist, we're still quite a ways -- at least 80 years at the current rate of change -- from seeing true gender equality.

Equal Pay for Equal Play: How Corporate Sponsors Can Change Sport

Hudson Taylor | Posted 07.21.2015 | Sports
Hudson Taylor

Corporate leaders have found over the years that doing the right thing not only makes financial sense, but it gives them a unique opportunity to lead, across all sectors: business, government, and social.

Emily Peck

When It Comes To Money, Women Need More Than Symbolism

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Peck | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women

A picture on the $10 bill won't change the gaping pay gap between men and women.

Meryl Streep Wants Congress To ‘Stand Up For Equality'

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women

WASHINGTON (AP) — No actor or actress can match Meryl Streep's 19 Academy Award nominations, and only Katharine Hepburn has bested her three Oscars ...

Who Am I to Be Financially Feminist? (A Guide for Female Entrepreneurs)

Leisa Peterson | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Leisa Peterson

Feminists are given a bad wrap. When I was growing up, women who wanted to excel in the workforce were demonized as anti-family, bra burning egoists.

Women in the Workplace: 10 Things Fathers of Daughters Can Do to Advocate For Women

Jeffery Tobias Halter | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Jeffery Tobias Halter

We can talk about the business case, strategies and talent initiatives and even tying compensation to gender goals, but without a personal connection men will never feel the true need to be committed.

Emily Peck

Women Still Face A Persistent And Troubling Confidence Gap, Study Reveals

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Peck | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business

We should all feel more empowered to ask for more.

If the Pope Is Really Serious About Fair Pay Then He Should Make Altar Girls Mandatory

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 05.28.2015 | Religion
Soraya Chemaly

If Pope Francis really wants women to be paid fairly, there is something he can do today that would alter his culture in a disruptive and transformational way: he should make the appointment of altar girls a priority and begin the process of allowing women to be priests and cardinals.

Judy Greer Calls Pay Gap 'Bulls***' In Glamour Op-Ed

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.06.2015 | Women

Judy Greer is calling "bulls***" on the gender pay gap. The "Married" star does not mince words in a new op-ed for Glamour about the difference in...

Patricia Arquette: My Dream For A More Equal World

Patricia Arquette | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Patricia Arquette

It's time to "bring the nag back." It is time we start nagging and don't stop nagging until we get laws changed and we get equality for women once and for all!

Hillary Clinton Spins U.S. Rank On Gender Pay

FactCheck.org | Robert Farley | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Hillary Clinton cited data from the World Economic Forum to present a misleading picture of...

The Cost of Gender Inequality

Lewis Worrow | Posted 06.26.2015 | Impact
Lewis Worrow

Gender inequality, sexual objectification and sexist attitudes need to be a relic of the past. A persons worth, to any extent or dimension, should not be determined by their physical being.

Emily Peck

Salesforce CEO Takes Radical Step To Pay Men And Women Equally

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Peck | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business

"My job is to make sure that women are treated 100 percent equally at Salesforce in pay, opportunity and advancement."

Data Debunks Claim That Hillary Clinton Paid Women Less Than Men

FactCheck.org | Robert Farley & Alexander Nacht | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. The Republican National Committee chairman says Hillary Clinton paid women in her Senate of...

Pop-Up Shop Will Charge Women Less To Reflect State's Wage Gap

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.16.2015 | Women

A pop-up shop for gender wage equality could be coming to a city near you. Created by graphic designer Elana Schlenker, the store called 76...

Joe Biden: Equal Pay For Women Is 'Common Sense'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden tweeted that closing the gender pay gap is "common sense" in honor of Equal Pay Day. Biden posted the message along with a...

The Map Of America Every Woman Needs To See

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.14.2015 | Women

It's 2015, and on average, women still make 78 cents to a man's dollar. A new report goes beyond that oft-quoted statistic, and examines this discrepa...

Report: Closing the Gap for Women in Federal Service

Katherine Archuleta | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics
Katherine Archuleta

Younger women are doing especially well. Women entering the workforce now are more likely to be on a management track than they were a decade ago. And while we are proud of the progress we've made, the data shows a lingering gender gap. Clearly, we have work to do.

Here Are The Few Male-Dominated Jobs Where Women (Barely) Make More Than Men

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business

Female producers and directors are among the few instances where men make up the bulk of a profession, but women earn more.

Even In Nursing, Women Are Paid Less Than Men

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business

Even though nine out of 10 nurses are women, men in the profession earn higher salaries.

High Schoolers Charged Men More At Their Bake Sale For Important Reason

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 03.24.2015 | Teen

Holding a bake sale typically helps a group earn money in exchange for some delicious goods. For a high school in Utah, selling sweet treats was a way...

Here's How Long It'll Take To Close The Gender Wage Gap In Each State

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business

The gender pay gap is alive and well everywhere in America, but it's more alive in some states than in others.

10 Best Paying Cities For Women

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 03.10.2015 | Business

Fresno is a good place for women.

10 Worst Paying Jobs For Women

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich & Mark Lieberman | Posted 02.21.2015 | Business

A full-time female employee earned 82.5% of what a man earned in 2014, up considerably from 1979, when women made an estimated 62% of what men did. Wh...

The Sony Hack, Gender Pay Gap and the Agents' Role

Katie Donovan | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Katie Donovan

Regardless the reason for the bad representation, every actress can probably save 10 percent in agent fees by negotiating her own deals. Agents, who are supposed to be good counsel, agents, who are supposed to have clients' backs, should get their acts in gear and start negotiating for their female clients, just as they do for their male clients.