Income disparity

Charlize Theron speaks at the "Women Who Kick Ass" panel on day three of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 22, 2017 - 7:06 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Charlize Theron has a message to audiences: See female-driven movies, and studios will make more. "I always say to studios, 'Make more female-driven movies,' " Theron said. "They said, 'We would if people go and see them.' So go see those movies!" Theron gave a wide-ranging talk at...
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In this Thursday, June 15, 2017 photo, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif speaks to reporters outside the premises of the Joint Investigation Team, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's supreme court on Friday, July 21, 2017, conducted its hearing into a high-profile case involving allegations of corruption against Sharif and his family but it wasn’t immediately clear when a verdict would be announced, defense lawyers and attorneys for petitioners said. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
July 21, 2017 - 1:14 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's top court on Friday concluded its hearing into corruption allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family, but it wasn't immediately clear when the tribunal would announce its decision, defense lawyers and attorneys for the petitioners said. Under Pakistani law...
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FILE - This Oct. 20, 2015, file photo, shows a sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google says it is "taken aback" by the Labor Department’s claim that it does not compensate women fairly. The company says it conducts "rigorous analyses" that its pay practices are gender-blind and analysts who calculate suggested pay do not have access to an employee’s gender data. The company says it analyzed 52 major job categories in 2016 and found "no gender pay gap." (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
April 11, 2017 - 12:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Google said it's "taken aback " by the government's claim that it doesn't compensate women fairly. The company said it conducts "rigorous analyses" that its pay practices are gender-blind and found "no gender pay gap" in 52 major job categories it analyzed last year. Google added...
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April 11, 2017 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Google says it's "taken aback " by the government's claim that it doesn't compensate women fairly. The company says it conducts "rigorous analyses" that its pay practices are gender-blind. It says analysts who calculate suggested pay don't have access to employees' gender data...
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April 06, 2017 - 5:04 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government has introduced new rules aimed at eliminating a gender pay gap that sees men earn almost a fifth more than women. By April 2018, public- and private-sector companies that employ 250 people or more will have to disclose figures including the median wage for both...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2015, file photo, the United States Women's National Team celebrates with the trophy after they beat Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The U.S. Soccer Federation and the World Cup champion women's team have agreed on a labor contract, settling a dispute in which the players sought equitable wages to their male counterparts. The financial terms and length of the multiyear deal were not disclosed. The agreement was ratified by the players and the federation's board Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
April 05, 2017 - 8:01 pm
The U.S. women's national team believes its new contract is both fair and good for the future of the sport. The U.S. Soccer Federation and the team's union announced Wednesday that a labor deal had been struck to settle an at times contentious dispute in which the players sought equitable wages to...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks during a forum in San Francisco. Equal Pay Day is being held Tuesday, April 4, 2017, to highlight wage discrimination against women. Activists are holding rallies around the country. Sandberg, who is also the founder of the nonprofit Lean In, launched a new campaign Tuesday: #20PercentCounts, representing the 20 percent less that women make compared with men. Companies big and small are offering discounts, rebates or donating money to women's organizations. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
April 04, 2017 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Equal Pay Day is being held Tuesday to highlight wage discrimination against women. Activists are holding rallies around the country. Here's what you need to know: — Equal Pay Day was created 21 years ago by the National Committee on Pay Equity. It is held in April to symbolize how...
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Sens.s Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., left, and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, embrace during a rally Friday, March 31, 2017, in Boston. Sanders and Warren are making a joint appearance at the evening rally in Boston as liberals continue to mobilize against the agenda of Republican President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 31, 2017 - 10:06 pm
BOSTON (AP) — At a rally that had the feel of a campaign event, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren appealed to their supporters Friday as liberals continue to mobilize against the agenda of Republican President Donald Trump. The joint appearance by the senators from Vermont and Massachusetts,...
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U.N. Under-Secretary-General Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, acknowledges greetings before addressing a women's rights conference in the U.N. General Assembly, Monday March 13, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
March 13, 2017 - 7:52 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that women are suffering "new assaults on their safety and dignity" around the world, pointing to extremists subjugating women and governments curtailing women's freedoms and rolling back laws against domestic violence. He told...
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Police block women during a rally at the U.S. Embassy to mark International Women's Day Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Women all over the world mark the women's day with rallies and protests to highlight the role of women in society. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 08, 2017 - 4:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 4:50 a.m. The president of the European Parliament has used the occasion of International Women's Day to promise that a Polish lawmaker will be punished for the crude, sexist comments he made last week. EU...
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