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[IWS] Legal Momentum: STILL BEHIND: DESPITE SUPERIOR EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT, YOUNG WOMEN HAVE LOWER INCOMES, WAGE RATES, AND EMPLOYMENT RATES [23 January 2013]
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STILL BEHIND: DESPITE SUPERIOR EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT, YOUNG WOMEN HAVE LOWER INCOMES, WAGE RATES, AND EMPLOYMENT RATES
AND HIGHER POVERTY RATES THAN YOUNG MEN
[full-text, 2 pages]
Isn't a good education supposed to equal economic security? Yes, but gender inequality is still very much apparent in the U.S. Even though young women now surpass young men in the attainment of education, young men still have comparatively superior levels of economic well-being. Legal Momentum's new report from senior staff attorney Time Casey shows the discrepancy between young women and young men in annual earnings and educational attainment.
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