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  • Eugenia Beh

    What women could afford if the gender gap didn’t exist. Put another way, a woman over the course of her lifetime could afford two houses, 7 college degrees from a public university, 14 new cars, or $431,360 for retirement.

  • Judi Bridges

    Amount the gender pay gap cost women & their families this year (median); President Obama supports equal pay for women

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