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10 Worst Paying Jobs for Women

Female financial advisers make 56% of what men do: 24/7 Wall St.

(Newser) - 24/7 Wall St . is marking women's history month by drawing attention to the gender pay gap as it relates to specific jobs. It finds that women in some cases get paid about half of what men do in an average week for the same full-time wage and salary... More »

Iceland Will Be First Nation to Require Equal Pay

The country wants to eradicate the gender pay gap by 2022

(Newser) - Iceland will be the first country in the world to make employers prove they offer equal pay regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, or nationality, the Nordic nation's government said Wednesday—International Women's Day. The government said it will introduce legislation to parliament this month requiring all employers with... More »

Polish Politician Says Women Are 'Weaker, Less Intelligent'

Janusz Korwin-Mikke says this justifies women earning less than men

(Newser) - A member of the European Parliament is facing possible punishment after stating that women "must earn less than men because they are weaker, smaller, and less intelligent," the BBC reports. According to the Huffington Post , the statement was made by 74-year-old Janusz Korwin-Mikke while the parliament was discussing... More »

Patients of Women Doctors Live Longer

More than 30K lives could be saved if men doctors performed equally

(Newser) - Want to live longer? Get a woman doctor. That's the conclusion of a new Harvard study that found elderly patients are less likely to die if they are treated by a woman. If all doctors performed as well as women doctors, some 32,000 lives would be saved each... More »

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