06 Mar

NYTimes.com – White House Issues Report on Women in America

Women have higher graduation rates than men at all academic levels and by 2019 they are projected to account for 60 percent of all American undergraduates. In 2009, they accounted for more than half of all people employed in management and professional occupations.

But at all levels of education, women still earn only 75 percent of what men earn.

Those are among the nuggets contained in a new statistical compendium, Women in America, released on Tuesday by the White House. Obama administration officials say it is the first comprehensive look at the status of women in America since the Kennedy administration released a similar report in 1963.

via NYTimes.com – White House Issues Report on Women in America. And you wonder if feminism is still needed or if women are treated equally?