WOMENSNET NEWS: Issue #52

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Sun Apr 8 18:20:50 MDT 2001



 April 3 - Equal Pay Day

 According to studies of 1999 wage data, women of all races working 
 full-time averaged only 72% of men’s salaries, a decrease from 1998. 
 African-American women are paid 65% of the salaries averaged by white 
 men, and Latinas receive a shameful 52%. The wage gap has changed by 
 less than a penny per year since 1963. 
 Read More...
 http://headlines.igc.apc.org:8080/wnheadlines/986481258/index_html
 
 
 INDIA: Prosperity Blamed for 'Missing Girls'
 
 According to Renuka Dagar of the Institute of Development and 
 Communication, based in Chandigarh -- the capital city of both Punjab 
 and Haryana -- modern sex determination methods are primarily 
 responsible for fewer girls being born in these states. 
 Read More...
 http://headlines.igc.apc.org:8080/wnheadlines/986485907/index_html
 
 
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Ph.D Student
Department of Political Science
SUNY at Albany
Nelson A. Rockefeller College
135 Western Ave.; Milne 102
Albany, NY 12222



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