gender gap

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gender gap

A phrase that can be applied to any socioeconomic difference that exists between men and women. I really hope Maureen's big raise helps to lessen the gender gap in wages at this company.
See also: gap, gender

gender gap

A broad difference between men and women, as in There is still an enormous gender gap in the wages of unskilled labor. This expression at first referred to the difference between men and women in voting preferences. It has since been extended to other areas. [1970s]
See also: gap, gender
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Gender gaps in research funding are likely due to bias against women, rather than the strength of their science, according to a recent study.
McKinsey Global Institute noted that the Philippines is traditionally a matriarchal and egalitarian society whose government has proactively legislated to close gender gaps.
Today, though, it is virtually indisputable that closing gender gaps unlock opportunities for increased profit, growth and innovation.
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The other three pillars -- education, health and politics -- saw their gender gaps widen in 2018.
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Huge gender gaps exist between men and women in educational attainment, pay and income, labour market activity rates and provision of unpaid work and distribution of time between men and women.
Concerning the other three pillars -- education, health, and politics -- the WEF said that they saw their gender gaps widen in 2018.
The other three pillars - education, health and politics - saw their gender gaps widen in 2018.
NORMAN A University of Oklahoma sociologist, Meredith Worthen, has published a new study in the journal Sexuality Research and Social Policy on sexuality and gender gaps in political perspectives among lesbian, gay, bisexual, mostly heterosexual and heterosexual college students in the southern United States.
Clinton, Bush and Obama all left office with lower approval ratings than when they took office, but the gender gaps in their job approval remained fairly steady.
Some regions should expect to see their gender gaps narrow faster than the global rate of change.
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