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Equal pay at last...after 202 years

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Women must wait 202 years before they can earn the same as men and have equal job opportunities, according to a global report released earlier today.

The World Economic Forum says worldwide women earn around half as much men.

Even in the UK there is still "a very significant wage gap" and "still a significant gap in senior roles", report co-author Saadia Zahidi, head of WEF's Centre for the New Economy and Society, tells the BBC.

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