Unequal Pay for Equal Work. Why?

Written by: Zeegyasa Kashyap

Every human has their own unique entity. But in a patriarchal society, women are supposed to be confined within the four walls of the house. If they work for a living, they are paid less than men.

Natural differences do not permit gender discrimination. Physical strength, devotion, dedication, skills and academic excellence vary from human to human. Only merit and experience should be the basis for the wage differences. But there are various sectors where gender is the sole basis. Construction and daily wage workers are the worst sufferers. We talk about women empowerment. How can they be empowered without effective economic independence?

About the Author

Zeegyasa Kashyap is a student of B.A. first year of Arya PG College, Panipat, India

Published by livesforliteracy

A non-profit organization on a mission to ensure that youth everywhere have the opportunity to acquire literacy skills that help them reach their full potential academically and economically.

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