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This Map Shows Just How Big The Wage Gap Between Men and Women Is

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We all know that women tend to earn less than men, but this infographic illustrates just how much less. The graph at the top shows how the average pay gap across the European Union has fluctuated over recent years, and the map below shows the percentage difference between male and female wages in nations across the globe.

Unfortunately, data wasn’t available for many countries, but the overall trend remains clear: the global gender pay gap is still huge.

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