#Hashtag Equal Pay Day marks enlargement of gender pay gap


Today is Equal Pay Day, a day deemed so due to the enlargement of the gender pay gap in the United Kingdom. From Nov. 9 onward until the new year begins, it has been reported that women are effectively working for no pay.

Nov. 9 has been acknowledged by many nations, along with the U.K. as a day to recognize womens’ fight for equal pay and workplace equality.

Twitter users spoke out about their experiences regarding unequal pay for women and shared opinions on the matter, which continues to rise as an issue worldwide.

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