Fact sheet -Gender Inequality
"less than 1 percent of 77,000 U.S. ironworkers and steelworkers are female."
"Not a single Republican Senator voted for the Paycheck Fairness Act, which is a bill proposed to close the pay gap between men and women. This bill provides men and women to get equal pay while working the same amount of time. "
"Though women comprise more than 50% of the world's population, they only own 1% of the world's wealth."
Although men are getting paid more than women, "for every 100 degrees men got last year, women got 140"
"According to a 2012 Census Bureau report, for every dollar a man earned, women made 77 cents."
The United States is ranked 19th among other countries in the world in terms of gender wage gap.
A 2012 study found that female CEOs and directors earned 42% less than their male counterparts "
United States currently doesent have a female president
What can happen if gender Inequality is abolished??
"A Goldman Sachs report found that reducing barriers to women’s participation in the labor force would increase America’s GDP( Gross Domestic Product) by 9%",
"Multiple studies have shown that women spend more of their earned income on food, healthcare, home improvement and schooling. In other words, empowering women has a multiplier effect, leading to more job growth and stronger local economies."