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12 surprising women from history who paved the road to equal pay

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The fight for women's pay equality has raged among activists, celebrities, and lawmakers for nearly half a century.
Despite landmark American laws, women working in the US still face major obstacles, including a gender-based pay gap that costs them thousands of dollars every year.
The battle for equal pay is being fought across all industries, and oftentimes the biggest advocates are overlooked.
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The US passed the Equal Pay Act more than 50 years ago, but American women still face a substantial gender-based wage gap.
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