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The Equal Pay Act is 50 years old – so why are women still not being paid fairly?

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Nursing gender pay gap.
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The real (and sexist) reason nurses don’t get the respect they deserve

Caring for others is a "feminine characteristic", apparently.

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Hollie Richardson
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Samira Ahmed has won her sex discrimination equal pay case against the BBC.
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Why Samira Ahmed’s equal pay victory is a victory for all women

In the words of Maya Angelou: “Each time a woman stands up for herself... she stands up for all women.”

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Sarah Shaffi
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Activists protesting in New York on International Women's Day
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This is exactly how long it will take for women to be equal to men worldwide

Plus, why the UK is falling behind other countries when it comes to gender parity.

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Anna Brech
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Why are great women writers still adopting male pseudonyms?

How much has really changed since George Eliot’s time?

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Francesca Brown
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Chloe Gray
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Jane Garvey explains why it was so important for her to talk about the gender pay gap at the BBC

"For us to not even try to cause a stink would just be the most appalling failure."

Breadwinner women
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Earning this much more money than a male partner could stress him out, apparently

A new study has looked into breadwinner women in the home.

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Hollie Richardson
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Gender pay gap: what the political parties are promising

Labour has pledged to eradicate the gender pay gap by 2030.

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Jessica Rapana
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Long Reads

Equal Pay Day 2019: As of today, we’re all effectively working for free

Why are women still being paid less than men in 2019?

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Lucy Scott
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Rent gender gap
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The gender rent gap means women spend this much more of their wage on renting

It's Equal Pay Day.

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Hollie Richardson
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Gender pay gap 2019
Life

Sick of reading about the gender pay gap? Here’s what to do about it

New ONS data shows women in Britain are still paid significantly less than men on average. It’s all too easy to become jaded – so how can we stay fired up?

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Moya Crockett
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A woman in the boardroom
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How the “broken rung” problem stops women getting ahead at work

Few companies are aware of this systematic barrier to success

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Anna Brech
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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These celebrity stories condemning the gender pay gap will inspire you to ask for more

Brilliant women share the ways they tackled equal pay in Hollywood and beyond.

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The 10 best countries around the world to live if you’re a woman

Hint: it's not the UK.

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Christobel Hastings
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Friends at 25: Reflecting on Jennifer Aniston and cast’s salaries in wake of gender pay gap row
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Friends at 25: Reflecting on the cast’s salaries in wake of gender pay gap scandal

The gender pay gap has been an issue for years – but the cast of Friends’ wage packets may surprise you.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Maggie Gyllenhaal says she was brainwashed into feeling guilty about equal pay

The Oscar-nominated actress soon recognised her worth.

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Christobel Hastings
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Pay rise tips
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This bold move could improve your chances of getting a pay rise

It's certainly something worth considering.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

This heroic woman paid off her student debt by asking her male co-workers this one simple question

And celebrated with purple spandex and an epic interpretative dance.

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Christobel Hastings
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burnout
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Burnout: why we should resist the UK’s toxic culture of overtime to prevent exhaustion

Last year, we worked a collective £32 billion of unpaid overtime. It’s time to draw a line, says Stylist’s Sarah Biddlecombe.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Hollie Richardson
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This is where to find the jobs with the highest salary increases in the UK

The findings are pretty surprising.

Happiest jobs under £30k
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These are the secrets behind the happiest jobs under a £30k salary

Because money isn't always everything.

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Hollie Richardson
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