4 Obstacles Working Women Face That Everyone Should Be Aware Of — And Get Energized To Change

May 14, 2015 | | Bustle |
You’ve likely heard the disheartening statistic that women earn 77 percent of men’s wages. Even though the statistic may be an oversimplification, the fact remains that working women continue to get the short end of the stick. Over the past decade, the gap hasn’t closed, and the progress that we’ve seen so far is actually mainly due to a decline in men’s wages. (Yeah, that sucks, doesn’t it?) In Caroline Fredrickson’s new book Under the Bus: How Working Women Are Being Run Over, she explores the injustices faced by women in the workforce and explains how our broken system hurts the nation as a whole.