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Close the Gender Wage Gap: Ask for a 30% Raise

The advice I was given by Katie Donovan, an equal pay coach and advocate, is to research the salaries in your field, and then ask for 30 percent more than the average (that’s what the men are making).


Bill banning ‘sex-selective abortions’ fails in the House

Sex-Selective Abortion

A measure to ban abortions based on the sex of a child failed Thursday to earn enough support in the House, and abortion opponents said they plan to use the vote to paint Democrats as disingenuously supporting women’s rights because they voted against a bill protecting unborn baby girls.


Justices to take up big Wal-Mart suit

Justices to take up big Wal-Mart suit

The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether to certify the largest class-action employment lawsuit in U.S. history, a long-standing dispute against mega-retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. over alleged gender bias in pay and promotions.


Spain may upend name game in gender equality push

A name in Spain might not stay the same. Spain's Socialist government has found a new place to push for gender equality, seeking to erase all vestiges of male bias from the country's double-barreled last names.


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