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GOP Denying Women Basic Economic Rights

Alev Dudek | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics
Alev Dudek

Women in the U.S.A. to date make approximately 79 cents to every dollar made by men. The reasons for the discrepancy are complex.

Please Stop Blaming Women For Making Less Money Than Men

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business

Despite what you may have heard, women are no worse at negotiating than men. However, women must do more negotiating than men if they want...

'Shark Tank' Judge Explains Why Men Get More Raises

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 11.17.2015 | Women

Some women need an extra push to advocate for themselves better when it comes to their salaries, Barbara Corcoran told HuffPost Live on Thursd...

Four Things You Never Knew About the Governmental Public Health Workforce and Why You Should Care

Brian Castrucci | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Brian Castrucci

Today, governmental public health agencies face extraordinary challenges, from managing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to adapting to the advent of big data and availability of electronic health records. We need data to ensure that we have the public health workforce that we need.

Even The Most Elite Women Are Subject To The Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business

EmbedContent(56291ef2e4b0ec0a389399e9,,Embed,html,Some({})) A business degree, even from one from a top school in the country, won't be enough to prot...

The Word Sophia Loren Refuses To Utter

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.20.2015 | Fifty

At 81, Sophia Loren says she's still got the same zest for life she had when she first became a household name, decades ago.  And that'...

Millennial Women Are Actually Pretty Optimistic About Workplace Equality

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.13.2015 | Women

According to a new global poll, women under 35 are more positive about their career prospects than their predecessors.  The poll, conducted...

Gender Equality Won't Just Change Women's Lives -- It'll Change Everyone's

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business

What would the world be like if we achieved true equality for women?   The global economy might be stronger, for one thing. But such a shif...

Do We Really Want Equal Pay?

The Cut | Posted 08.27.2015 | Women
The Cut

It's not that we're frustrated at making so little progress toward pay equality. It's that we're playing a game we can't ever win.

Here's How Outrageous The Pay Gap Between CEOs And Workers Is

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business

If you thought CEOs were earning way too much while the bulk of their companies' employees got left behind -- well, you weren't wrong. The pay gap bet...

Pinterest Now Analyzing Pay For Discrimination Against Women

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business

Many older, established companies are already in the habit of making sure they’re not discriminating against women when it comes to pay. Now tec...

'When Yo Girl' Memes Turn Feminist

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.17.2015 | Comedy

The phrase "when yo girl" is one of those early indicators that a sentence is headed down a dangerously tasteless path. Other examples include, "I'm n...

Laura Bassett

The Money Gap For Retired Women Is Staggering | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.16.2015 | Politics

Democrats in Congress often lament the fact that full-time working women in the United States earn 78 cents for every dollar men earn, but less attent...

Former Banker Details The Brutally Misogynistic Culture Of Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.17.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

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Top U.S. Soccer Official Pledges To Push For Better Pay For Women

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 07.15.2015 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- A Senate committee hearing Wednesday was supposed to focus on corruption within FIFA, soccer’s international governing body, and ...

Amanda Seyfried: 'I Was Being Paid 10 Percent Of What My Male Co-Star Was Getting'

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.14.2015 | Women

Yet another actress has spoken out about the gender pay gap in Hollywood. Amanda Seyfried told The Sunday Times about a job she was paid le...

Iceland Is Doing Something Right and Smart!

Gabriela Mueller Mendoza | Posted 07.01.2015 | Latino Voices
Gabriela Mueller Mendoza

A recently experience I lived in Iceland is still fresh in my mind and heart. On an Icelandic summer day there was excitement in the air. Global leaders came together in one of the most marvelous places in the Nordic area, the Harpa Music Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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 ...

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...

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...

Reddit's No Negotiation Success Relies on Offer Process

Katie Donovan | Posted 06.14.2015 | Business
Katie Donovan

Ellen Pao, interim CEO of Reddit who recently lost a discrimination claim against her former employer, has a novel way to address this issue. Ms. Pao has put an end to negotiating one's pay at Reddit.

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...

There Are 22 U.S. Cities Where Women Actually Earn More Than Men

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business

Peggy Olson would be proud.

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.