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Why Women Are Poorer Than Men and What We Can Do About It
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Publisher : Penguin UK
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ISBN 10 : 0241433185
Pages : 336 pages
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Discover why it is that women are poorer than men in this intelligent dissection of the gender wealth gap. 'A nuanced look at the institutional oppression faced by women on a daily basis' Dazed The modern world is rigged unfairly in men's favour, from pensions to the tampon tax, bearing children to boardroom bullying. Exploring these injustices, Annabelle Williams, former financial journalist for The Times, shows how society conspires to limit women's wealth. Did you know . . . · The NHS spends more on Viagra than helping single mother families eat healthily · Female entrepreneurs only receive 1p in every £1 of funding given to start-up businesses · Women are the majority of the elderly poor · There are more men called Dave running the UK's top 100 companies than there are women altogether · Women do 60% more unpaid work than men Economies thrive when women do well, and only by understanding why women are poorer than men can we finally end this unfair disparity between the sexes. Why Women Are Poorer Than Men reveals how we got here and what all of us can do to fix it. 'Annabelle Williams uncovers the realities of money in the modern world, and what exactly we can do about the fact that women are poorer than men' Stylist 'Goes beyond talks of glass ceilings and gender pay gaps to a more nuanced look at the institutional oppression faced by women on a daily basis' Dazed

Why Women Are Poorer Than Men and What We Can Do About It

Discover why it is that women are poorer than men in this intelligent dissection of the gender wealth gap. 'A nuanced look at the institutional oppression faced by women on a daily basis' Dazed The modern world is rigged unfairly in men's favour, from pensions to the tampon tax, bearing

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Why Women Are Poorer Than Men and What We Can Do about It

Money gives us freedom. It gives us choices . . . But why is it women are nearly always poorer than men? The modern world is rigged unfairly in men's favour. From pensions to the tampon tax, bearing children to boardroom bullying, Why Women Are Poorer Than Men shows how society conspires to

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Why Women Are Poorer Than Men and What We Can Do about It

Money gives us freedom. It gives us choices . . . But why is it women are nearly always poorer than men? The modern world is rigged unfairly in men's favour. From pensions to the tampon tax, bearing children to boardroom bullying, Why Women Are Poorer Than Men shows how society conspires to

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