This is where the gender pay gap starts – with teenage workers | Yasemin Besen-Cassino
My research shows that pay inequality begins earlier than we suspected, says Yasemin Besen-Cassino, author of The Cost of Being a Girl
From Hollywood stars demanding equal pay to the BBC cutting male journalists’ salaries, the gender pay gap has featured prominently in the news in recent months. We have all heard the typical explanations for it: “women have babies”, “women do more housework”, “they don’t negotiate”, “they opt out of the workforce”.Many studies have tried to explain why men are paid more. The first set of expla...
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