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  • Women in Germany earn a quarter less than men
  • Women in Germany earn a quarter less than men
    Familjen Helsingborg (2015) ©

Women in Germany earn a quarter less than men

Gender inequality has long been present in the workplace, with the pay gap remaining a hotly debated issue. In Germany, this inequality is rife, with women still earning a quarter less than men on average, and being underrepresented among the top jobs nationwide.



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