News tagged with gender gaps

Men's 'overwork' widens gender gap in wages

(Phys.org) —By now, social scientists once predicted, the gender gap in wages should have been as thin as a Roosevelt dime. More and more highly educated women were entering and staying in the workforce – many in lucrative ...

Dec 11, 2013
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Women worldwide know less about politics than men

Women living in the world's most advanced democracies and under the most progressive gender equality regimes still know less about politics than men. Indeed, an unmistakable gender gap in political knowledge seems to be a ...

Jul 02, 2013
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New Zealand women buck global voting trend

Research carried out at Victoria University has found little difference in how men and women cast their party vote at the 2011 New Zealand general election, except in the case of one political party.

Jun 25, 2013
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Gender pay gap persists through the ages

A new study examining gender disparities in the Australian labour market has found female graduates earn less than their male counterparts - and the gender pay gap widens dramatically the older women are ...

Apr 12, 2013
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Young women do not want to run for office

Despite some very high-profile female candidates and elected officials, and what looks like a changing landscape of U.S. politics, a new study conducted by American University professor and director of its ...

Mar 26, 2013
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