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By Maggie Parker
April 12, 2016

April 12 is Equal Pay Day, but of course, gender-based pay discrimination is an issue more than just one day a year. According to an analysis by TIME and Motto, women earn less than men at every single point in their careers, from 15% less between ages 22 and 25 to 38% less between ages 51 and 64.

While we may not solve pay inequality anytime soon, we can at least continue the dialogue to shine light on this persistent issue, as many celebrities, athletes and public figures do.

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