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Is the Glass Ceiling Starting to Crack? Yes and No, Study Finds.

Publication Date: October 6, 2016

A new study finds that women may have more job opportunities in the future. But the gender wage gap still exists, and it hasn’t changed much since 2007.

Despite extensive gains in civil rights and social standing, many American women still feel trapped beneath the proverbial glass ceiling, where they face discrimination in both promotions and pay.

But a Pew Research Center study released on Thursday shows progress: In the past few decades, jobs where women dominate have seen the most growth, a trend expected to continue as the country shifts into a knowledge-based economy.


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