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Equal pay: Why can’t we close the gap?

New research claims it will be at least another 60 years before this enduring inequality is eradicated

By Serena Kutchinsky  

Beyoncé, pop's first lady of feminism, has regularly spoken out about equal pay

How much you get paid is one of those tricky, taboo subjects. It is definitely not something you reveal on a first date, nor does it make for comfortable pub chat with friends. So sensitive an issue is it that some of my coupled-up friends don’t even know the size of their significant other’s pay packet. Now, it seems that keeping schtum about…

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