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Closing the Gap 
50 Years Seeking Equal Pay

A two-year multimedia campaign produced by WQED Multimedia in partnership with YWCA Greater Pittsburgh.


Gender wage ratio data shows that in 1960 women earned 60.7 cents compared to every dollar earned by men. More than 50 years later, the ratio hovers at 79 cents to each dollar. At this pace, it is projected to take another 45 years to approach pay equity.

Closing the Gap: 50 Years Seeking Equal Pay explores why the pay gap persists and how to improve it. We hope to arm women with information and skills to assist them in earning fair pay throughout their own careers and toward a secure retirement.

Visit and learn more about WHY the pay gap exists and HOW to change it. 

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