Equality now! International Women's Day 2014

The global pay gender gap continues to widen under the impact of recession, austerity and attacks on public services from the (unacceptable) average of 20% recorded 6 years ago. The continued denial to working women of equal pay for work of equal value is but one convenient metric of the inferior status of women. In many parts of the world, women continue to suffer discrimination, violence, sexual harassment and unequal access to education, social security and civic and legal rights.

See the IUF report on 2014 IWD