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How Do You Close The Gender Pay Gap?

Governments and employers are struggling to find solutions to this stubborn and deep-rooted problem.

Women earn less than men in every country in the world.

Women are now more educated than ever before. But, on average, they don't take home the same in their pay packets. And laws against discrimination in the workplace haven't been enough to close the gap.

This inequality in wages has proven difficult to shift. Governments, employers and unions are struggling to find solutions to this stubborn and deep-rooted problem. How do you close the gender pay gap?

Presenter: Krupa Padhy
Producers: Josephine Casserly and Nicola Kelly

(image: Women from Dawson Street Child Care take part in a protest march as part of a campaign for equal pay in Melbourne, Australia. Credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

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