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For work of equal value men in the world earn on average 27 percent more than women, according to “Russian newspaper” with reference to Deputy Director General of the International labour organization on policy issues Deborah Greenfield.
Above all the gap in Pakistan — more than 35 percent. The least difference in Scandinavia is less than 10 percent. Greenfield also noted that it is impossible to forbid women to do hard and dangerous work.
“We believe that to prohibit women from working at night because it is unsafe for health — stereotype, which compounds the discrimination,” she added.
According to Greenfield, in industries that employ mostly women, pay, as a rule, lower than those dominated by men.
Earlier in June, it was reported that in Russia the deterioration of the quality of employment has become a problem more for men older than 50 years. As a result, they had to go into traditionally “female” occupations in trade and service industries. There the percentage of men over 50 has almost doubled.
Video, photo All from Russia.