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January 26, 2023

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Violence Against Women Affects Wage Gap

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While pay equity in the workplace gets a lot of attention these days, violence against women also plays a role in the wage gap, according to a report. Violence against women is one of the six factors impacting pay equity in the United States. “There is a direct correlation between violence and the financial piece,” says Vivian Riefberg, one of the report’s authors. “Women who suffer violence are likely to see an impact on their earning potential due to lost productivity and lost work days.”

 


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