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    How is it possible that women make considerably less money then men for the same or similar jobs, even with the existence of the Equal Pay Act of 1967?

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    Hi there -
    There is only one concrete answer to your question: women are paid less because of continuing sex discrimination. Here's the real reason women get paid an enormous percentage less than men: because they're women. Sex discrimination isn't always intentional; much of it happens through mindless bias and careless stereotyping. But however it happens, it's unfair, illegal, and widespread. Despite this reality, there are several theories out there that attempt to explain pay disparity.
    Women earn as many degrees, ...

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    This job infers continuing sex discrimination.