Women earn lesser than men because of the choices women make or are forced to make
The Ken Pay Gap survey shows 55% women feel they are underpaid
Being transparent about salaries can identify the extent of the disparity
But it requires a certain maturity that Indian companies are yet to have
We asked, and you answered. 1200 of you. And only about 29% of you were women. That’s not many women, but it is eerily similar to the proportion of women in the workforce. While this is not a representative sample size by any stretch of the imagination, here is what you told us:
At The Ken, we all know how much our colleagues earn. No, we didn’t lose a round of Truth or Dare. It was only to assess if the gender pay gap is real.
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