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And we still ain't satisfied: Gender inequality in Canada -- A status report for 2001

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Hadley, Karen
Publication Date: 
27 Jun 2001

Available in print for order (see SOURCE) and online for download.

Excerpted from executive summary:

A new report on incomes, jobs and professions show women still have a long way to go.

The gender gap is much wider than is commonly believed - women's incomes are 61% of men's, despite years of trying to close the gender gap. Two decades of women's progress has resulted in marginal improvements. Women's average incomes have risen by less than $3,000 - significant perhaps, but still far short of men's. In 1998 (the most recent data available), women have average (or median) incomes of $13,806 while men's incomes average at $22,673.

The study reveals that this income gap persists across age, educational attainment, labour market situation and family type.