Why Family Leave Policies are Important in Closing the Gender Pay Gap

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The gender pay gap is a large and complex issue. It has over a century’s worth of history rooted in gender inequality and societal gender roles that is difficult to disentangle from the problem. Although we have come a long way from the days when women were not allowed to hold a job or have an education, the 2019 Gender Pay Gap Report shows that women still only earn 79…