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Women of Color Lose Billions Due to White Supremacy – The Tennessee Tribune

The National Partnership for Women & Families is releasing a new report, “Women‚Äôs Work Is Undervalued, and It’s Costing Us Billions,” which details the negative effects of job segregation on women in the workforce, and its particular impacts on women of color and women with disabilities.

On Equal Pay Day, Senators Reed & Whitehouse Call For Passage Of Paycheck Fairness Act – The Newport Buzz

“According to statistics compiled by the National Partnership for Women & Families, across the U.S., women still earn, on average, just 77 cents for every dollar paid to men, resulting in a gap of $11,782 each year‚Äîand the disparity is worse for women of color. In Rhode Island, the average, annual gender wage gap is $10,754, according the National Partnership for Women & Families.”