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PSA

Published on 4 June 2023

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Megan Carvalheira
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Transcript
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Gender Inequalitys effect on women
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Megan Carvalheira
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Gender inequality has been a big issue in the work place for a long time, and although we have improved since then there are still many problems needed to be resolved.
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For example, “Women are paid about 81 cents for every $1 earned by men.” (Lee and Wagner). This shows that women, doing the same exact job as men, do not get paid the same solely because of their gender.
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Glass ceiling- A term made by The Wall Street Journal in the mid-1980s to describe an invisible barrier that keeps female executives from being promoted to the top ranks or corporate management, where the pay is highest.
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“Lilly Ledbetter worked for Goodyear for nineteen years before she discovered she was paid less than the men she worked with, but since the laws in effect at the time placed a six-month statute of limitations on suing for discrimination--starting with the first act of discrimination--her case was thrown out by the Supreme Court'' (Rich and Walker).
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Lily never got justice for the unfair treatment she was gettoing for many years, and she was one of the many females this was happening to.
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The workplace isnt the only place where women are discriminated against.
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“The prize for winning first place in the 2018 men's International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) World Cup was $38 million, while the prize for the following year's Women's World Cup was $4 million.” (Crelin).
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The Womens World Cup gets $32 million less because of their gender.
00:48
Women aren't given nearly as much recognition  or respect in sports as men.
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Women have had to play professional sports in smaller and less comfortable facilities without any insurance, maternity leave, and full access to sponsorships and marketing
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The fight for equal rights is not over.
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Gender inequality has affected womens opportunites, careers, sports, homelife, and many more making a significant impact on them.