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Fight for Equal Pay Leads to New Contract for US Women's Soccer Team, But Here's the Catch

The U.S. women's soccer team just signed a new contract with U.S. Soccer that might increase their pay by 30 percent with additional match bonuses. This means players' salaries have potential to double from their current salaries. Read More »

Gina Rodriguez of "Jane the Virgin" On the Pay Gap: "Equality Stands On Merit, Not On Gender"

It's a commonly-cited statistic about the gender pay gap: Women, on average, earn just 82 cents for each dollar a man earns. Read More »

What to Do When the Wage Gap Comes for You

Last month, Glamour invited 12 brave men and women to reveal their salary to someone in a similar position with a similar level of experience — but of the opposite gender. Read More »

Iceland Is Making Companies Prove Women Get Equal Pay

One of the biggest issues being protested on International Women's Day was the fact that, in many parts of the world, Read More »

Hamilton Acknowledges and Honors International Women's Day By Donating Night's Salary

Broadway's "Hamilton" cast honored International Women's Day by donating their salaries from Wednesday night's performance to Dress for Success, a global charity that supports women entering the workforce. Read More »

Intel Met Its "Year-End Goal" With 100 Percent Equal Pay for All Women and Underrepresented Minorities

On Tuesday, Intel announced that according to the chipmaker's 2016 diversity and inclusion report, it achieved its "year-end goal" of 100 percent pay equality for both women and underrepresented minorities. Read More »

Lead "Big Bang Theory" Cast Members Will Take Paycuts to Help Female Castmates

After being on the show since episode 1 of season 1, the now 10-season veterans of " Read More »

Hollywood Remembers Mary Tyler Moore As a Female Force of Change

Beloved TV icon Mary Tyler Moore died on Wednesday at the age of 80 after being hospitalized in Connecticut. Read More »

Sheryl Sandberg Discusses Importance of Gender Equality in the Workplace at World Economic Forum

"I don't think it's possible to overstate how important stereotypes are," MAKER Sheryl Sandberg said at the 2017 World Economic Forum, according to Read More »

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