“There’s work to be done with training managers who may have previously worked in a male-dominated team,” Anders tells The Independent. At least 49 people were killed by a gunman and 20 more injured and in critical condition during terrorist attacks against two mosques in New Zealand during Friday prayers on March 15. A woman lifts a pumpkin during a Halloween-themed boot camp style workout, 'Stroller Strong Moms,' geared towards moms in Arlington, Va. on Oct. 25, 2019. Riot police are hit by a petrol bomb during clashes with demonstrators protesting against the government in Santiago on Nov. 22, 2019. Virginia Cavaliers guard Kyle Guy celebrates winning the NCAA 2019 men's basketball championship game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in overtime on April 8, 2019 in Minneapolis. People visit Tottori Sand Dunes on Aug. 27, 2019 in Tottori, Japan. The Category 5 storm slammed the island chain. Vietnamese people often burn joss paper, a papier-mache form of material items such as money, gold, houses, cars during the Tet holiday to pray for their ancestors. Emma Goldberg was a Fox International Fellow at the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies and currently works for the think tank Longpath Labs. The EHRC website outlines its strategy for closing the pay gap. Archbishop Jose H. Gomez visits inmates at Men's Central Jail after holding Christmas Mass in the jail chapel on December 25, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The new hotel will have 512 mid-century-furnished rooms, an infinity pool and lounge on the roof. Multiple exposures combined in camera show models walking the runway at the Christian Cowan event during New York Fashion Week on Feb. 12, 2019 in New York City. Mini's Spanish driver Nani Roma and co-driver Alexandre Haro Bravo compete during the Stage 2 of the Dakar 2019 between Pisco and San Juan de Marcona, Peru, on Jan. 8, 2019. Among the boards of listed companies in the U.S., women make up about 1 in 5 board members, the report says. And so while in industries like manufacturing, especially for ammunition, women received paychecks equal to their male counterparts’, the gap persisted across other fields such as teaching and retail sales. Also known as the motherhood penalty, the motherhood gap refers to the disadvantages that many women face in the workplace after having children. Hong Kong is in the midst of a day of citywide strike following a ninth consecutive weekend of multiple anti-extradition rallies and intense clashes between demonstrators and police over the now suspended extradition bill to China. (L-R) Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, Wes Anderson and Edward Norton attend the 14th Rome Film Festival on Oct. 19, 2019 in Italy. US-backed fighters trucked out civilians from the last speck of the Islamic State group's dying "caliphate" in Syria on Feb. 22, eager to press on with the battle to crush the jihadists. Ricardo Rossello to resign after the leak of online chats that show him making misogynistic slurs and mocking his constituents. The Saturn rocket launched astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin into space. Gender pay equity is essential for economies and societies to flourish. The paddle steamer 'Italie' sails on Lake Geneva past a giant fork sculpture designed by Switzerland's artist Jean-Pierre Zaugg, May 21, 2019. Women flocked to professions that demanded traditionally domestic or feminized skills. Nepal's Army Day is celebrated annually on Mahashivratri, a festival dedicated to Hindu God Shiva. France's Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres perform in the pairs' free skating event at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Minsk on Jan. 24, 2019. More than six months of protests have beset the city with frequent confrontations between protesters and police. Daisy Ridley attends the Premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker" on Dec. 16, 2019 in Los Angeles. Urban artist Piahomes works on his mural in the remote village of Castrogonzalo, Spain on Aug. 30, 2019. Memorable moments: See a photo from each day of 2019, Read or Share this story: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/12/20/gender-pay-gap-equal-wages-expected-257-years-report/2699326001/. As outlined in a report published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies in 2019, many new mothers may choose to work closer to home, which can reduce their job opportunities and give them less access to productive, high-paying firms. Two firefighter planes land on water to load more water during the fight against wildfires in forests in Gran Canarias Canary Islands, Spain on Aug. 19, 2019. Performers from the play 'Camino a Broadway' (Way to Broadway) on stage during the gala held at the Cervantes theatre in which Spanish flamenco singer Rosalia received the 'Antonio Banderas' Stage Arts award in Malaga, Spain on June 18, 2019. The National War Labor Board therefore issued a proclamation mandating equal pay: “If it shall become necessary to employ women on work ordinarily performed by men, they must be allowed equal pay for equal work.”. A construction crane working on a building in downtown Seattle collapsed April 27, 2019. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. Floods and landslides are common occurrences during South Asia's monsoon season between July and September, and lead to casualties as well as significant material damages. The new working paper, which covered the broadest group of people over time, found that between ages 25 and 45, the gender pay gap for college graduates, which starts close to … A young protestor takes part in a demonstration organized by 'Global Strike 4 Climate' in Parliament Square in London, May 24, 2019. While it has shrunk in the past 60 years, from 41 to 20 cents on the dollar for white … Despite this, pay discrimination remains rife, explains Sam Smethers, chief executive of the Fawcett Society. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS, AFP via Getty Images. Orthodox nuns look on as they take part in a religious procession during the celebration of the 1031st anniversary of the Christianisation of Kievan Rus in Kiev on July 27, 2019. Lady Gaga attends the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 6, 2019 in Beverly Hills, Calif. The dunes have existed for over 100,000 years but are now decreasing due to a post-war government reforestation program and concrete barriers erected to protect the coast from tsunamis which have disrupted the currents responsible for bringing the sand to shore. Seventy-seven percent female. ], Nick Oza, The Republic via USA TODAY NETWORK. (L-R) Sheila Bailey, Judy Brady and Clinical Director Cheyne Flanagan tend to a koala named Paul from Lake Innes Nature Reserve as he recovers from burns at The Port Macquarie Koala Hospital on Nov. 29, 2019 in Port Macquarie, Australia. Of all the parliamentary seats worldwide, women occupy just 1 in 4, and, in two countries, women hold no seats at all.