Simple Truth About the Pay Gap (2012)
Equal pay is important for women's economic well-being and that of their families. When men and women are paid differently for comparable work, women have fewer resources to support themselves and their families, to invest in additional education for themselves and their children, and to provide for retirement.
This commonsense guide provides key facts about the gender pay gap in the United States, with explanations and resources to help you effectively advocate for pay equity.
This easy-to-use PowerPoint, with talking points included for each slide, allows you to share the latest information on the gender pay gap at meetings, conferences, and other events.
AAUW hosted a panel on April 11, 2011 titled "New Voices for Pay Equity" to hear from new voices on gender pay disparities in law, engineering, academia, and public relations. The event brought together industry leaders and AAUW experts to discuss new evidence of pay inequities across professions and to discuss legislative remedies.
What We Do
NCRW is a network of leading university and community based research, policy, and advocacy centers with a growing global reach dedicated to advancing rights and opportunities for women and girls. We also have a Corporate Circle comprised of senior diversity professionals from leading U.S. and global member companies and a Presidents Circle of college and university leaders who share our commitment. NCRW harnesses the collective power of its network to provide knowledge, analysis, and thought leadership on issues ranging from reducing women’s poverty to building a critical mass of women’s leadership across sectors.