A new study from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research on earnings and labor force participation finds commonly cited figures on the gender wage gap may underestimate pay inequality.
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The U.N. report was released to coincide with its International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, a campaign to raise awareness of gender-based violence and its global prevalence.
Approximately 19 percent, or 1.9 million, LGB adults report having a gun in their home, compared to 35 percent, or 85 million, heterosexual adults.
A survey of 1,000 women in five cities found only 368 women were confident or very confident that other passengers would step in to help if they faced abuse.
"One of the most effective and powerful ways of encouraging young people to make healthy decisions is to know the truth about their friends," psychologist Alan Berkowitz explains. "Because in fact most of their friends are healthy."
"From a pair of Native American women to a Somali refugee to the first openly gay man elected governor, the 2018 midterm elections brought a series of history-making votes that marked major accomplishments for women and LGBT candidates."