Summary: If your an adult or teenager than you should already know about the wage gap. It has been a long term debated over the last decade and it has sprung up a lot of controversy . It is true that there is a wage gap, that men get paid more than women do but, the reason for it is not as clear as people think. Some people think that the reason they're is a wage gap is because women are still being oppressed by society and that equality has not been met. Although, Some people like to believe that they're is more factors playing into why the wage gap is as it is now like how men working longer hours might effect his pay wage.
Connection: This connects back to feminist movement back in the 1930's where women were fighting against they're rights to do anything from voting to working. The feminist movement has started in 1848 and it had about three waves. The first one being between 1848-1920, the second one being 1960-1980 and the other is 1980-(still going). This issue connects more to the second wave feminism which focused on financial issues.
Question: Why do you think we have a wage gap?
Is the reason the wage gap is like this is because of complex oppression?
Is the wage gap as big of a deal as people now a days keep making it out to be?