Equal pay in the UK a big Joke on women and girls..
‘Girls have better educational outcomes than boys at school and are more likely to enter higher education and achieve good degrees, but women’s median hourly pay is 21% less than men’s”.
- Women experience a full-time pay gap of 14.9% (calculated using Office for National Statistics figures, Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2011)
- 64% of low paid workers are women (Source: IPPR, Working Out of Poverty: A study of the low paid and the working poor, 2008)
- Women’s average personal pensions are only 62% of the average for men (Source: National Equality Panel, An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK, 2010)
Facts here Fawcett soceity