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Should Women Receive Equal Pay as Men in the Same Jobs?

Persuasive Essay Assignment
by Maggie Oliver on 5 December 2012

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Transcript of Should Women Receive Equal Pay as Men in the Same Jobs?

Women and men should receive equal pay. Both men and women and receive the same degrees Women do a lot more than men Should Women Receive Equal Pay as Men? Both men and women receive the same degrees for the same professions. They work equally as hard in college, and take the same classes. Even though men and women have the same degrees, women are paid less. For example, a woman that has a doctoral degree and works in the medical field receive a lifetime earning of about about $2,759,000, while a man's lifetime earnings average at about $3,488,000. Both of them work an equal number of hours a week and have the same jobs. Fair? I think not. Women do a lot more than men. They cook, clean, and take care of the children. In most households, women do the majority of the cooking. They also do the majority of the cleaning. Women do the laundry, wash the dishes, clean up after the kids, and clean the whole house. They take care of the children, too. They help with the homework, resolve their "fights," and take them to their extra-curricular activities. Most of the time, women are the ones to change a newborn baby's diapers, and wake up in the middle of the night with them. by Maggie Oliver Women are paid an average of seventeen percent less than men. Why? Because women are "different" than men. Women should be paid the same amount as a man if they have the same jobs. First of all, women and men receive the same degrees for the same professions. Furthermore, women have to work around the house in addition to their job. Finally, many well known, wealthy businesses are owned by women. Women and men should be paid equally for the same jobs. Videos Many well known, wealthy businesses are owned by women Women create new enterprises at two times the growth rate as men. Over one-half of small businesses are owned by women in the U.S. Over 10.1 million businesses across the United States are owned by women. All of those businesses together employ over thirteen million people. All of those businesses together make over $1.9 trillion. Mary Kay, a business started by Mary Kay Ash, is one of the leading beauty product brand in the United States. Obviously, women are perfectly capable of becoming efficient business women. In conclusion, men and women should be paid equally if they have the same jobs. Men and women receive the same degrees, women also take care of the house, and women own many wealthy businesses. why should women be the ones to be paid less when they do so much more than men besides work?
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