Many young women in this generation believe they live in a world in which men and women are treated equal. Unfortunately, that world does not exist. It has been nearly 50 years since President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and yet a significant gender pay gap still persists.
It is puzzling to see that in 2012 women still earn a mere 77 cents to the dollar of what men earn.
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