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Posted byon August 26, 2013 at 1:52 PM EDT
This year on Women’s Equality Day we commemorate the 93rd anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.
Posted byon June 10, 2013 at 2:47 PM EDT
President Obama marks the anniversary of the Equal Pay Act -- and pushes for more action to close the gender wage gap.
Posted byon March 22, 2013 at 4:48 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon March 19, 2013 at 3:45 PM EDT
In honor of Women’s History Month, the White House welcomes a group of high school students to participate in a conversation with a mentoring panel featuring women from a diverse range of fields and backgrounds.
Posted byon February 13, 2013 at 11:49 AM EDT
On Thursday, February 14th at 4:50 p.m. EST, tune in for a virtual post-State of the Union interview with the President during a Google+ Hangout.
Posted byon February 1, 2013 at 7:07 PM EDT
Here's quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 4:24 PM EDT
President Obama vows that his Administration will continue to fight for a woman’s right for equal pay for equal work, so that hard work pays off, responsibility is rewarded, and every American gets a fair shot to succeed.
Posted byon June 4, 2012 at 1:16 PM EDT
The gender wage gap puts women at a career-long disadvantage. In 2011, a typical 25-year-old woman working full-time all year earned $5,000 less than a typical 25-year-old man. If that earnings gap is not corrected, by the age of 65 years, she will have lost $431,000 over her working lifetime.
Posted byon June 1, 2012 at 12:53 PM EDT
When women, who make up nearly half the workforce, bring home less money each day, it means they have less for the everyday needs of their families, and over a lifetime of work, far less savings for retirement.
Posted byon April 17, 2012 at 12:25 PM EDT
According to the latest U.S. Census statistics, on average, full-time working women earned 77 cents to every dollar earned by men, which means less for families’ everyday needs, less for investments in our children’s futures, and, when added up over a lifetime of work, substantially less for retirement