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Equality Generations Away

by | 25th, July 2007

WAHT would Emmeline Pankhurst be thinking if she were alive today?

She might be wondering how Charley was still in the Big Brother house or whether there was anywhere to buy fashionable clothes for the modern 149-year-old woman.

Yet a new study from the Equal Opportunities Commission would irk her.

The study from the EOC claims that gender equality is still generations away, with the current “full-time pay gap” between the sexes still 20 years away from being completely closed. Indeed, women are still paid 17 per cent less than their male counterparts for full-time work; for part-time employment the difference is a staggering 38 per cent.

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