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“Today, April 12, 2011, is Equal Pay Day. To correct for their lower average pay relative to similarly qualified male counterparts, women must work this far into the new year to equal the pay of men (Via The National Committee on Pay Equity):
Equal Pay Day was originated by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996 as a public awareness event to illustrate the gap between men’s and women’s wages.
Because women earn less, on average, than men, they must work longer for the same amount of pay. The wage gap is even greater for most women of color.”